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About the Opioid Task Force


The Texas A&M Health Opioid Task Force was established January 2018. It has representatives from all five Texas A&M Health components (dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health) as well as the Texas A&M Coastal Bend Health Education Center.


To improve the health and well-being of all Texans by reducing burdens from the current opioid epidemic through collaborative action across the health sciences.


The Texas A&M Health Opioid Task Force serves as a focal point for research, education and practice issues critical to addressing the opioid epidemic and its impact on persons, families, communities and the health care system.

The Goal

Diminish escalating negative impacts through collaborative action.