The working group with be conducting four listening sessions throughout the Commonwealth. This is an opportunity for the working group to gather feedback from the community and ideas on the best ways to halt this epidemic. Additionally, the working group will host a series of eight meetings, where they will engage with various stakeholders to determine what steps the government can take to address the opioid crisis. The working group plans to submit a statewide strategy to combat opioid addiction and curb overdose deaths to Governor Baker at the end of May.

Listening Tour — The Public is Invited To Comment

  • Worcester
    March 10, 2015, 4 PM - 6 PM
    Quinsigamond Community College
    Hebert Auditorium
    670 West Boylston Street
    Worcester, MA 01606
  • Greenfield
    March 19, 2015, 4 PM - 6 PM
    Greenfield Community College
    Dining Common
    One College Drive
    Greenfield, MA 01301
  • Plymouth
    March 26, 2015, 4 PM - 6 PM

    Memorial Hall
    83 Court Street
    Plymouth, MA 02360
  • Boston
    April 2, 2015, 3 PM – 5 PM
    Gardner Auditorium
    State House
    24 Beacon Street
    Boston, MA 01233

Working Group Meetings


This information is provided by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.