Substance Abuse Council


Next meeting to be held on Monday, June 5, 2023 @ 5PM  

Board's Purpose
The Council is responsible for reviewing periodically, with the advice and assistance of the substance abuse coordinator, available services and facilities and determine local substance abuse program needs; advises the County Executive and the Frederick County Health Officer on the progress of Frederick County’s substance abuse programs and of actions needed for further improvements; reviews and comments on all local grant applications for substance abuse programs; and makes recommendations for appropriate allocations of funds in accordance with agreed upon priorities and consideration of financial resources (private, public, and state).

Meeting Date
First Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m.

The Council was established on May 11, 2004 - Maryland General Assembly (Annotated Code of Maryland, Health-General Article, Section 8-001.)

Procedure for Appointment
The County Executive appoints the council members, with confirmation by the County Council. Members serve four-year, staggered terms.

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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