Making Tippecanoe County a safer and healthier place to live, learn, and work.
Wednesday, August 2, 4:00 p.m.
Tippecanoe County Public Library
McAllister Room B
627 South Street, Lafayette
2017-2018 grant recipients will be announced and we will vote in 2017-2018 Executive Committee members and Committee Chairs.
July Meeting Minutes are now available. Please review them prior to attending the meeting, as paper copies are no longer available.
Thursday, July 27th
10:00 a.m. EDT via Webcast
The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), along with the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will provide an overview of of opiod drug epidemic trends.
Save the Date
---New Life Conference---
Saturday September 9th, 2017
The New Life Conference is a local collaboration of individuals and organizations who are working to treat and/or prevent substance abuse, incarceration and homelessness. You will hear testimonies, learn what resources are available and connect with people who can contribute to your efforts.
Indiana's Strategic Approach to Addressing Substance Abuse
Governor Eric Holcolmb created the Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse. They plan to focus on substance abuse prevention, early intervention, recovery, and enforcement, with a goal of reducing substance use disorder (SUD) in Indiana, as well as helping those with SUD to recover and function as contributing members of society. The group had their first meeting and have outlined several priorities, strategies, and principles in their Strategic Plan.
Dispose your unwanted medication anytime Monday - Friday at the Purdue Retail Pharmacy
Heine Pharmacy Building, Rm 118
575 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Purdue Retail Pharmacy will accept any prescription and over-the-counter medications. They will NOT accept needles, syringes, drug devices, medical waste or thermometers. For information about drop-off times and a map of Heine Pharmacy Building, click here.
One of many areas of need we are focusing on is the problem of prescription drug abuse. To most effectively address this harmful and life-threatening problem we need to understand how it is taking place in our community. We are asking that you would take a few minutes to share what you know is going on in Tippecanoe County. The Data Needed is here.
Another way to better know your community is to have simple conversations with the people you see every day. By asking questions in casual conversation and letting us know what you learn, you will help us in promoting a safer and healthier community where you live! Talking Points here to help you initiate these conversations.