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, April 5, 4 p.m.
1st Floor Conference Room
100 Saw Mill Road,  Lafayette   
March Meeting Minutes  are available on our website.  Please review the minutes   prior to attending the meeting.

We will hear verbal reports from Purdue University School of Pharmacy/Wellness and Willowstone Family Services

Guest Speaker:  Tadd Whallon, Home with Hope

For a complete list of upcoming meetings and events please
Understanding Messages 
of the Drug Culture

Parents, educators, law enforcement, counselors, and anyone who works with youth are invited to attend the following in-services hosted by Vision of Hope. To register, contact Vision of Hope at 765-447-5900 or email  

Click here for a printable flyer

Session 1:  Hidden In Plain Sight
Wednesday, March 29th
8:30 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

This in-service training will help you understand the current youth drug culture and includes information about current party trends/popular culture music, concealment methods/stash compartments, and drug clothing/logos.  

Session 2:  Evolution of Drugs
Wednesday, April 5th
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

This in-service training will answer the following questions:  How has drug use morphed?  What is Molly?  Where is it being used?  What are the facts about Spice?  Is it legal?  Can a drug test detect it?  Is the Heroin used today the same as the heroin used in the 1970's? 
Save the Date

2017-2018 community grant applications will be released Wednesday April 5, 2017.   

Check out our website on April 5th for information about deadlines and the grant application process.  
RISE  Representative Spotlight
Joseph Fraseur

Each month the Drug-Free Coalition will spotlight one of our six 2016-2017 RISE representatives.  RISE stands for Role Models Impacting Student Excellence.    Click here  for more information about the RISE program and the 2016-2017 representatives.  
Joseph Fraseur is a Senior at Harrison High School. He was nominated by his School Counselor, Clayton DeYoung, who describes Joseph as someone who shows compassion, understanding, and patience for his peers, and who also serves as a strong leader and role model on and off the field.  
Jospeh participates in a number of activities at Harrison, including Every 15 Minutes, football, swimming, and track. Joseph is also a partner athlete with Harrison's unified track team, where he teaches students with special needs how to run track.  

If you would like the above poster for your school or business, please contact Jennifer Swartz at 765-471-9916 or

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