- Provides Statewide leadership in the development of policies, programs, and services to prevent the use and/or misuse of substances that adversely impact health and safety.
- Conducts analysis of meaningful data collected by reliable sources on an ongoing basis to drive system goals, priorities and funding.
- Promotes effective evidence based practices that enable Maryland's communities, and other organizations to apply prevention knowledge effectively to a myriad of issues that impact the health wellness of individuals and communities.
For more information on specific OPW programs, activities, and reports:
For more information on other BHA prevention programs and activities: