Everyone is Invited to Scott County Tobacco Prevention Town Hall Meeting

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Everyone is Invited to Scott County Tobacco Prevention Town Hall Meeting (Scott County, IN)  Youth and adults alike are invited to the Scott County Tobacco Prevention Cessation’s Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, April 25, at 5:30 p.m.Michelle Goodin, the Scott County Health Department Administrator, will be facilitating the dialogue. Featured guests will include the Scott County youth VOICE Coalition, Public Health … Read More

2018 Events

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Scott County Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs April 28 at Walmart [SCOTTSBURG, IND] – On Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Scott County Partnership and the Drug Enforcement Administration, in partnership with the Scottsburg Police Department and the Scott County Sheriffs’ Department, is sponsoring a Drug Take Back Day that will give the public its 15th … Read More

EMPOWER: New Countywide Youth Coalition

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As part of the Scott County Drug Free Communities (DFC) Support Program initiative, a new countywide youth coalition has formed. The founding members chose the name EMPOWER and hope the NEW coalition encourages and equips Scott County youth with tools to live healthy, safe and drug-free lives. Founding members of EMPOWER are Byron Holland, Eliza Mount, Dylan Baker, Taylor Stewart, … Read More

CEASe Grants out over $23,000 to address Substance Abuse at February 2018 Coalition Meeting

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As the recognized substance abuse local coordinating coalition (LCC) in Scott County, CEASe administers the community drug fund created by state statute. It is a system by which fines, assessed and collected through the court system from specific drug and alcohol offenses, are released back into the community as awarded grants to support agencies and providers. This allows these recipients … Read More

CEASe Joins Thousands of Community Leaders to Educate Congress  on Advancing Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts

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February 2, 2018 | Lori Croasdell, 812-820-0620, lcroasdell@me.com CEASe Joins Thousands of Community Leaders to Educate Congress on Advancing Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts SCOTT COUNTY, IN – Representatives from Scott County, Indiana, will join community leaders from across the country on Capitol Hill, Feb. 7th to meet with U.S. Senators and Representatives from nearly 50 states to educate them about critical substance abuse issues. These Congressional … Read More

CEASe Grants out nearly $25,000 to address Substance Abuse

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As the recognized substance abuse local coordinating coalition (LCC) in Scott County, CEASe is charged with the administration of the community drug fund created by state statute. It is a system by which fines, assessed and collected through the court system from specific drug and alcohol offenses, are released back into the community as awarded grants to support agencies and … Read More

2014 STOMP Drugs Film Festival

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The youth of Scott County did an amazing job of empowering awareness among parents and teens about the DANGERS of TEEN ALCOHOL AND DRUG CONSUMPTION through film. This past April 25th was an exciting night at the Third Annual “STOMP Drugs Film Festival and Town Hall Meeting” held at the Mid-America Science Park Presentation Hall. CEASe of Scott County teamed … Read More

Website to offer help for prescription drug abuse

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A website intended to help consumers recognize symptoms of prescription drug addiction is now online in response to what state officials call a growing epidemic. The new website, www.BitterPill.IN.gov , will offer information on where to go for help, signs of addiction, and how to properly dispose of expired or unwanted medication.