Opioid Settlement Planning Process

The Southwestern Commission Region will receive approximately $29mm over an 18-year period to address the region’s opioid crisis.  To ensure that these funds are utilized as effectively and efficiently as possible, the region’s seven counties are joining together to create a strategic plan that will help guide their investment.  The Southwestern Commission is overseeing this effort and has contracted with Ten Biz, Inc., and the Omni Institute to guide the strategic planning process.  We have created a webpage that can serve as a one-stop source of information for our partners and residents of the region, allowing them to stay informed and engaged with the process.  Please visit https://regiona.org/home/opioid/ to find county-specific data snapshots and other information. 

We also ask that you participate in the Region A Opioid Prioritization Survey to provide input on how these funds can best be deployed in the Southwestern Commission region.  This survey will close at midnight on January 5, 2024.