Mon Valley Opioid Coalition

Uniting the Mon Valley to ensure the long-term health, safety and well-being of individuals in the region.

Formed to combat the ongoing opioid epidemic in the area, the Mon Valley Opioid Coalition (MVOC) is having an impact and saving lives. Colleen Hughes, Executive Director of Westmoreland Drug and Alcohol Commission and Jim Smith, City of Monessen Police Chief co-chair the coalition. 

Meetings are held on the last Thursday of the month from 10AM-12PM.

The meeting agenda is as follows:



Agenda items/trainings

Subcommittee Breakouts

Report Out


MVOC Subcommittees

Education and Awareness





National Night Out

MVOC Coalition Events/Activities

National Night Out

Narcan Distribution Drive-Thru

Community Trainings

Prescription Drug Take Back

Stigma Awareness

Additional MVOC Resources

Mon Valley Opioid Coalition works with University of Pittsburgh; Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) to compile resources and data regarding Opioid Use Disorder. Do you need help finding resources for yourself or a loved one? Click the Mon Valley Opioid Coalition link below for more information.

MVOC Recruitment

The Mon Valley Opioid Coalition is currently seeking new members. Active members are needed to take part in the many community events that MVOC sponsor and participates in. Watch recruitment video to get a better idea of how you can give back when you join!

MVOC Documents


Recovery Housing FAQ Brochure

MVOC Recovery & Treatment Resources Tri-fold Brochure

MVOC Stigma Book Mark