Classes and Resources

One Stop Shop: State-issued ID/birth certificate, Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP 2.0) enrollment, vaccines, info on HIV prevention, treatment, resources, and substance abuse referrals, job counseling/GED/local training, 825 Hwy. 31 N., Austin, Wednesday, 9a-4p.

Syringe Exchange Program: 825 Hwy. 31 N., Austin, M 3-6p, T 3-6p, W 9a-4p, TH 3-6p, F Mobile Unit 2-5p.

CEASe of Scott County: Coalition focusing on reducing the incidence and prevalence of substance abuse and addictions among youth and adults in Scott County. Meet first Thursday of each month, 12-1p, Collins Family Center. Lori Croasdell, Coordinator, 812-820-0620,

Get Healthy Scott County: Coalition focusing on improving health outcomes for Scott County citizens. Its purpose is to empower the community to increase knowledge and opportunities for Scott County residents to start feeling good through healthy lifestyle choices. Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month, 12-1 pm, Lifelong Learning Center, 1092 Community Way, Scottsburg.

Smoking Cessation Classes: Scott Co. Health Department, Brittany, 812-752-8455. Jackson Co. Health Dept. 812-522-6474, Thurs. 1-2 pm, 6-7 pm.

Guiding Good Choices: Program for caregivers and parents assisting them in guiding their children to make healthy life decisions. Scott County Partnership, 812-752-6365.

PRIME for Life: A motivational prevention, intervention and pretreatment program for ages 12+ to reduce the risk of drug/alcohol related problems, National Youth Advocate Program, 812-752-9193.

Support Groups for Family Members

Youth Living Free: Overcoming life’s obstacles & learning to trust. Hope 2 Others, 485 Mann Ave., Austin. Thursday 6-8 pm. (FOR TEENS 12-17 YEARS OLD.)

Al-Anon: A group of friends and relatives OF alcoholics/addicts. Scottsburg Give-Away Group, Maranatha House behind First Presbyterian Church, Wed. 8-9 pm.

SANITY Support Group: To help struggling family members learn how to stop being their adult children’s “Safety Nets”, to provide HOPE and HEALING for struggling relatives. Scottsburg First Christian Church Library, Thursday, 8-9 pm.

I Miss You: For adults experiencing grief or loss of loved one. A Place To Be, 15 S. 1st St., Scottsburg. Thursday, 5:30-6:30 pm.


Alcoholics Anonymous. (New York City, New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., 2001).

Narcotics Anonymous. (Chatsworth, California: Narcotics Anonymous World Services, Inc., 2009).

Beattie, Melody. The New Codependency: Help and Guidance for Today’s Generation.   (New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 2009).

Beattie, Melody. Codependent No More:  How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself.  (Minneapolis, MN: Hazelden, 1986).

Bottke, Allison. Setting Boundaries with Your Adult Children:  Six Steps to Hope and Healing for Struggling Parents. (Eugene, OR:  Harvest House Publishers, 2008).

Conyers, Beverly. Stories of Loss, Hope, and Recovery and Everything Changes:  Help for Families of Newly Recovering Addicts.  

The Holy Bible, New International Version. Grand Rapids: Zondervan House, 1984. Print.

VanVonderen, Jeff. Good News for the Chemically Dependent and Those Who Love Them. (Minneapolis, MN: Bethany House Publishers, 2004).


Indiana Federal Addiction Hotline: 1-800-662-4357Toll Free, 24/7. Referral to hotline counselors who evaluate caller’s situation and refer to state-approved addictions treatment providers.

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