Governor Cuomo's Task Force to Combat Heroin

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Keeping New Yorkers Safe

Governor Cuomo is launching a statewide heroin task force charged with ending the heroin and opioid crisis in New York State. The group, comprising healthcare providers, policy advocates, educators, parents, and New Yorkers in recovery, will build on the state’s previous efforts and use their expertise and first-hand experience to develop a comprehensive action plan to combat the state’s opioid epidemic.

Members of the task force will hold public listening sessions across New York to inform their recommendations. Through this diverse coalition of experts, the state will implement smart solutions that will protect the public health, enhance safety in communities statewide and save the lives of the most vulnerable New Yorkers.

Efforts to Combat the Heroin and Opioid Crisis

Comprehensive Legislative Package Signed

Raising awareness and saving lives from the epidemic of drug abuse

Task Force to Combat Heroin

A statewide team of experts is charged with developing a comprehensive action plan to combat the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic.

Task Force Bios

Find out more about the members of the Heroin Task Force, who represent a broad group of stakeholders.

Heroin Task Force Report

Read the final report and recommendations from the Heroin Task Force, who developed a comprehensive plan to combat the state's heroin and opioid epidemic.

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