Making Tippecanoe County a safer and healthier place to live, learn, and work.
Wednesday, July 11th, 4:00 p.m.
20 N 3rd St, Lafayette IN
Tippecanoe County Building
We will hear a verbal report from the Tippecanoe County Health Department.
Guest Speaker: Allyson Blandford, Project Manager for Workforce Recover, an initiative of the Wellness Council of Indiana, will speak about an initiative to address Indiana employers' needs as they relate to substance use disorder and opioid use in the workplace.
June Meeting Minutes are now available. Please review them prior to attending the meeting, as paper copies are no longer available.
Click here to register
Community Wellness Survey
The Drug-Free Coalition is conducting a Community Wellness Survey relating to substance abuse in our community.
Your participation in this survey is anonymous. Data will be used to update our Comprehensive Community Plan and Epidemiological Profile. We appreciate your participation, which will take about five minutes of your time.
Click here to take the Community Wellness Survey
Save the Date
Tuesday, August 14th
Public Safety and Public Health Opioid Conference
Community Solutions: United to Combat the Opioid Epidemic
502 East Event Centre
Target audience: Law enforcement, healthcare professionals, local health department professionals, community outreach coordinators, educators, judicial system representatives and coroners.
The mission of The FED UP! Coalition is to create one voice calling for an end to the epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths attributed to opioids (including heroin) and other prescription drugs.
The Fed Up! Coaltion is working to find ways to:
Mothers that have lost children to the Opioid crisis are working hard to spread the word and stop the crisis in it's tracks. One of the mothers made a video of many of the individuals that have been lost to overdoses. Keep in mind that these faces are only SOME of the individuals that have been lost, and behind each of these faces is a family/friend/group that has been affected.
To View this video, visit the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tu9JpvatJrU&feature=youtu.be&app=desktop
For more information on the Fed Up Rally, visit their website: https://feduprally.org
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.