Next Lawrence County LCC Meeting Will Be Dec. 15th

(BEDFORD) – The next Lawrence County LCC meeting will be on Zoom on December 15th at 10 a.m. If you are interested in participating in the meeting, RSVP to Alyssa Prince by email for the Zoom link.

The Governor’s Commission for a Drug-Free Indiana (DFI) was established in 1989 by an Act of the General Assembly in an effort to accelerate Indiana’s fight against substance abuse.

The Commission works in a collaborative capacity with 92 local coordinating councils (LCCs) representing all of Indiana’s 92 counties. Each year, LCCs are charged with implementing comprehensive community plans, which address substance abuse challenges through treatment,
prevention, and enforcement.

The Commission lends leadership and expertise in the development
of these comprehensive strategies to ensure that resources needed to treat substance abuse are effectively targeted.

At the local level, the Commission:

  1. Works to strengthen local coordinating councils and assists them in developing comprehensive plans and funding strategies;
  2. Mobilizes communities to wage local and coordinated battles against alcohol, tobacco, and other drug issues;
  3. Coordinates the efforts of state agencies the inter-agency council on
  4. drugs.