State Awards $750K to Substance Abuse Coalitions

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Holcomb will join Shelbyville Mayor Tom DeBaun at this afternoon's announcement. Holcomb will join Shelbyville Mayor Tom DeBaun at this afternoon's announcement.
INDIANAPOLIS -

More than a dozen substance abuse coalitions will share in $750,000 in grants from the state. Governor Eric Holcomb's office says the one-year funding will support efforts to combat the drug crisis in Indiana.

The recipients are located in 10 counties throughout Indiana. Each will receive a $75,000 grant to "develop, improve and enhance their collaborative, evidence-based treatment and recovery initiatives. 

"As we continue to attack the drug crisis, effective local coalitions are our partners on the front lines," said Holcomb said in a news release. "These grants will help empower them to come alongside more Hoosiers who are in need of care."

  • Bartholomew County: Alliance for Substance Abuse Progress in Bartholomew County
  • Cass County: Four County Counseling Center
  • Clark County: Clark County Cares
  • Dearborn County: One Community One Family, and Dearborn County Recovery Oriented System of Care
  • Hancock County: Hancock Health
  • Howard County: Turning Point
  • Knox County: Samaritan Center
  • Marion County: INSTEP
  • Scott County: Scott County Partnership, and Get Health Scott County
  • St. Joseph County: St. Joseph County Health Improvement Alliance, and Partnership for the Education and Prevention of Substance Use.

Holcomb's office says the grants will help the recipients identify gaps in service, measure outcomes, build capacity, and develop recovery-oriented systems of care.

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