Presentation on theme: "Fighting Drug and Alcohol Abuse! Valerie & Grace Fuller Substance Abuse and Mental Heath Services Administration (SAMHSA) “To Serve Everyone, all Indiana."— Presentation transcript:
Fighting Drug and Alcohol Abuse! Valerie & Grace Fuller Substance Abuse and Mental Heath Services Administration (SAMHSA) “To Serve Everyone, all Indiana Citizens”
GOVERNOR’S INITIATIVE FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant (SPF SIG) Why are we here… –Increase awareness of how Indiana is fighting against substance abuse. –Inform communities and citizens on ways we can prevent further devastation resulting from substance abuse –Offer opportunities for you to become involved in our fight against substance abuse
Prevention Why Prevention of Substance Abuse? 2007 Prevalence Statistic 33.3% of Hoosiers (1.7 million) age 12 and older currently use tobacco 50% of Hoosiers (2.5 million) age 12 and older currently drink alcohol, 22% (1.1 million) engage in binge drinking 19% of Indiana high school students currently use marijuana (Source: 2007 SEOW Report) Financial Burden for Substance Abuse Related Problems in Indiana: 1998$1.404 billion 2002$3.24 billion Continually Rising
Solution? Data-Driven Evidence Based Prevention Efforts Collection and analysis of data to determine what and where substances are most prevalent in the state of Indiana: State Epidemiology Profile Based on findings of the profile; programs, policies and practices that have proven successful can be identified and implemented to fight the substance abuse problems in Indiana
WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE ARE THE BIGGEST SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROBLEMS ISSUES IN INDIANA? Source: 2007 State Epidemiological Profile
Indiana’s Funded Priorities Prevent and reduce underage drinking and binge drinking among year olds. Prevent the first use and reduce the use of cocaine among year olds. Prevent and reduce the use of methamphetamine among black youth and among white women and men 18 to 44 years of age.
2007 Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant C A/C C M M A A A A A A A A A = Alcohol Drug & Alcohol Consortium of Allen County Delaware County Coordinating Council Lake County Drug Free Alliance Drug Free Marion County Asset Building Coalition of Monroe County Porter/Starke, Inc. Coalition for Safe & Drug Free Tippecanoe County Vigo County Local Coordinating Council C = Cocaine Geminus of Lake County Healthy Communities Initiative of St. Joseph County Partnership for a Drug Free Wayne County M = Methamphetamine Greene/Daviess Counties Local Coordinating Counsels
Indiana Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant Vision Imagine Indiana Together: “Healthy, safe, and drug-free environments that nurture and assist all Indiana citizens to thrive.” Mission To reduce substance use and abuse across the lifespan of Indiana citizens.
The Strategic Framework 5-Step Process Step 1: Assessment Step 3: Plan Step 4: Implement Step 5: Monitor, evaluate Cultural Competence Sustainability Profile population needs, resources, and readiness to address needs and gaps Monitor, evaluate, sustain, and improve or replace those that fail Implement evidence-based prevention programs and activities Develop a Comprehensive Strategic Plan Mobilize and/or build capacity to address needs
Sustainability is crucial to this process!! We are not here for the short term… we are here to STAY! How can you help sustain SPF SIG?
Support our Passion!! Join Us: Contact Names of local offices Join a SPF SIG workgroup, Training and Outreach, Cultural Competency, Evaluations, etc… Share your resources to support ours
Contact Information Valerie Fuller Boone County Resident Governor’s Youth Council Workgroup Member Marcia M. French, LCSW, MSW, CPP State Project Coordinator Strategic Prevention Framework/State Incentive Grant Division of Mental Health and Addiction Family and Social Services Administration 402 W. Washington Street Room W353 Indianapolis, IN O: F:
State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW) Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) SPF SIG Staff Executive Committee Evaluation Committee Training and Outreach Workgroup Cultural Competence Workgroup Youth/Young Adult Workgroup
Mirroring Process to Funded Communities Local Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (LEOW) Local Advisory Council (LAC) Executive Committee Evaluation Committee Training and Outreach Workgroup Cultural Competence Workgroup Youth/Young Adult Workgroup