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Drug-Free Marion County Inc

CADCA. Celebrating 20 years Building Drug-Free Communities

Welcome to Drug Free Marion County
Drug Free Marion County is comprised of concerned citizens dedicated to preventing and reducing the negative consequences from the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in Marion County. We are business professionals, law enforcement officials, parents, health care providers, educators, neighborhood leaders and others, who, like you, care about the health and safety of our community.
Current News
Need Information About Drug/Alcohol Education Classes?       (11/18/2015)

The Marion Superior Court Alcohol and Drug Service, 317-327-4270
The Division of Mental Health and Addiction Referral Line, 1-800-662-4357
Looking for Treatment Information?       (05/17/2016)
Try our Treatment Provider Directory.

And visit this confidential and anonymous Treatment Provider Locator.
Prescription Drug Drop Off Boxes Now Available       (03/07/2015)
Don't forget that you can safely dispose of unwanted/unused prescription drugs at one of three area drop boxes, which are accessible 24/7. Eskenazi Health provides three locations that accept prescription drug disposals Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Click below for drop box locations. Also, three Marion County Public Health Department locations accept home-generated needles, syringes and lancets. Those locations are listed under For More Information as well.

  More info...
For Parents

Free Strengthening Families Programs This Spring!

Two free Strengthening Families Programs are being held this month and are welcoming new enrollees.

Each seven-session program is designed to strengthen parenting skills and family communication, build family bonds, lower levels of youth aggression, increase youth academic success, increase resistance to youth peer pressure and help parents and youth learn together.

Weekly sessions are scheduled for the following locations. To enroll or get more information, call Cynthia at 317-332-7232 or Gloria at 317-289-7440.

Harding Street Church of Christ, 2034 N. Harding St., Mondays starting May 16.
IPS School #15, 2302 N. Michigan St., Wednesdays starting May 18.

Strengthening Families programming is being offered in partnership with an FSSA grant received by Drug Free Marion County and in partnership with The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate.

Youth: Did you know that 80 percent of Marion County students do not use drugs or drink? Visit our website just for you to learn more about our #drugfree80 campaign! 

Need more information about keeping your teen safe? Be sure to check out our Parents' Field Guide to Raising Drug Free Kids! To get  copies for your parent group, please call  our office at 317-254-2815.

Black and White Version

A  Spanish version also is available. Please call our office for more information.

Marijuana use among middle schoolers is rising. Learn how to help your children say no.

Local Data

Remonstration Manual
Learn how to fight a new alcohol permit -- or the renewal of one for a problem venue -- with this step-by-step guide.​

The Consumption and Consequences of Alcohol and Drugs in Marion County-3rd Edition
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Underage and Binge Drinking Initiative/Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant 2007-2011 Summary Report--Click here

 What makes good alcohol policy? Click here to find out.

Heroin Fact Sheets

Short Version: Data and Statistics
Long Version: Data, Statistics, Signs of Use and Recovery Options