Bristol Bay Drug and Opioid Task Force

Bristol Bay Communities coming together to end drug & opioid abuse.

The Bristol Bay Drug and Opioid Task Force is a partnership made up of the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation, Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation, Bristol Bay Housing Authority, Bristol Bay Native Association, and BBNC, to address the increasing presence of illicit drugs and drug use in Bristol Bay.

The mission of the Task Force is to use a holistic approach empowering individuals, families and our communities to live a drug free, healthy lifestyle. The Task Force will work with health professionals, law enforcement, local community members and organizations to identify solutions and create a plan to address this ongoing issue.

Lead by: Tom Tilden of Curyung Tribal Council; Lucille Johnson of Bristol Bay Native Association; Emil Larson of Bristol Bay Area Housing Authority; Charlene Lopez of Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation; Carol Wren of Bristol Bay Native Corporation and Dr. Mitchell Horan of the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation.

With committees including: Law Enforcement, Education, Health, Community Awareness, Budget, and Organizational.

The Task Force aims to be inclusive and invites community members and organizations across Bristol Bay to participate in this region-wide task force. If you are interested in becoming involved, please contact Carol Wren at cwren@bbnc.net or 907-265-7868.

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