It Takes a Village

 

Did you realize there are virtually no effective drug awareness, education and counter-marketing campaigns for teens in Marion County? The use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs by youth in Marion County continues to be above regional and state averages. 

 

Indianapolis Police Chief Troy Riggs says “the ongoing drug epidemic is a death spiral. This uniquely challenging crisis needs a uniquely strong response.” Parents are not fully aware of the level that youth are engaged in illegal substance use in Marion County.