Created on Friday, 25 January 2008 10:27

Contact: Collette DuValle, 317-373-2391

Drug Free Marion County to Announce Grants and Report On Local Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Use

More than $520,000 in grants were awarded to 20 local organizations during Drug Free Marion County’s annual meeting on Wednesday, January 23.

The grants were awarded to groups in four categories that included prevention/education, treatment, criminal justice and to support the educational and programming efforts of Drug Free Marion County.

During the annual meeting, Drug Free Marion County released its 5th Annual Snapshot of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use in Marion County. Among findings in the report:

Additional findings included in the comprehensive report are available by contacting Drug Free Marion County at (317) 254-2815.

Drug Free Marion County also recognized several local individuals who have made significant contributions to supporting efforts to reduce alcohol, tobacco and other drug abuse in Marion County. The award recipients included: