Making Tippecanoe County a safer and healthier place to live, learn, and work.
The Drug Free Coalition of Tippecanoe County
Invites you to the Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, June 6th,  4:00 PM 
Conference Room at the SURF Center
307 N 10th St
Lafayette, IN 47904
 
May Meeting Minutes are available on our website.  Please review the minutes   prior to attending the meeting. 

We will hear verbal reports from NAMI-WCI, SURF Center, and A Better Life- Brianna's Hope.

Members will review recommendations made by the Plan Oversight Committee for 2018-2019 grant applications. 

For a complete list of upcoming meetings and events please



SAMHSA's Annual National Survey on
 Drug Use and Health

This survey provides insight into  substance use and mental health 
in the United States.

From 2002 to 2016, 
  • The U.S. has had a 135% increase in the number of heroin users while seeing a 533% increase in the number of deaths attributed to heroin. 
  • Marijuana remains the most widely used illicit drug accounting for 13.9% of the U.S. population aged 12 or older.
  • Prescription psychotherapeutics are the next most widely misused class of substances with 6.9% of the total U.S. population aged 12 or older. Prescription pain relievers are the most widely misused psychotherapeutic.  
To view more, click here.  





21st Annual Mental Health and Addiction Symposium 

June 1, 2018  9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Crowne Plaza at Union Station

Join MHAI and IU School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry for a one day conference focused on new and emerging data in the fields of mental health and addiction. 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kristina Box, Indiana State Health Commissioner
Plenary Speakers: Dr. Tom McAllister and Dr. Zachary Adams 

Workshop Topics
  • Integrated Addiction and Mental Health Treatment
  • Pediatric Mood Disorders
  • Mental Health and Aging
  • ADHD
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Pharmacy
  • Indiana Youth
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Opioid Use Disorder
  • "Screen Time" in Children 
  • Homelessness
  • Depression
  • Family Support
  • Psychopharmacology

To register for this event: CLICK HERE

Drug-Free Coalition of Tippecanoe County, 100 Saw Mill Road, Suite 2204, Lafayette, IN 47905, 765-471-9916, drugfreetippecanoe.org
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