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Committee Details

Special Committee
Substance Use Recovery Task Force

Jurisdiction

Review all substance use recovery grants and efforts underway in the Commonwealth. The duties of the task force shall include but are not limited to (1) examining the University of Kentucky HEALing grant, the Kentucky Opioid Response Efforts, and any other substance use recovery grants or efforts in the Commonwealth; (2) examining the capacity for Medicaid funds to be used for addiction treatment while incarcerated; and (3) making recommendations to the Legislative Research Commission, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, and the Education Workforce Development Cabinet to establish pathways for reentry of substance-involved individuals that may include engagement by social workers, peer support, health care connections, and workforce development supports.
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Staff

  • Ben Payne
  • Christina Williams - Committee Assistant