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Governor’s Commission for a Drug-Free Indiana

Governor’s Commission for a Drug -Free Indiana Problem Regional Announcements September 2011 September Awareness 

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Regional Announcements September 2011

-Free Indiana Problem Regional Announcements September 2011 September Awareness  National Alcohol and Drug Addiction
-Free Indiana Problem Regional Announcements September 2011 September Awareness  National Alcohol and Drug Addiction
-Free Indiana Problem Regional Announcements September 2011 September Awareness  National Alcohol and Drug Addiction
-Free Indiana Problem Regional Announcements September 2011 September Awareness  National Alcohol and Drug Addiction

September Awareness

Regional Announcements September 2011 September Awareness  National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month (

National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month (www.recoverymonth.gov)

America on the Move Month of Action (www.americaonthemove.org)

Family Day have dinner with your kids: September 26 th (www.casafamilyday.org)

October Awareness

“Talk About Prescriptions” Month (www.talkaboutrx.org)

Bullying Prevention Month (www.pacer.org/bullying/bpaw/index.asp)

Red Ribbon Week October 22 nd -30 th

September 1 st , 2011, National Recovery Month Event, Versailles, IN: Ripley County LCC

is hosting this event to kick-off National Recovery Month. This event will be occurring at the Versailles Baptist Church and will be from 7-8:30PM. The featured speaker will be Angel Schiering who will share her personal story of addiction and recovery. If you have any questions, please contact the Ripley County LCC Coordinator, Paula Goodpaster at ripleylcc@hotmail.com.

September 26 th -30 th , 2011, Prevention of Drug Abuse Training offered by the Indiana Association of Prevention Professionals, Middlebury, IN: This training meets

one of the requirements for those seeking certification as a Certified Prevention Professional or one of the other credentials offered by IAPP. Ethics in Prevention and Cultural Competency are included in the course. Classes will be taught by staff from Central CAPT. Visit the IAPP home page at www.preventionprofessionals.org for additional information or to register.

September 28 th , 2011, Governor’s Commission for a Drug Free Indiana Monthly

Commission Meeting, Indianapolis, IN: This monthly meeting is held from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Government Center South. (Please check the ICJI website for possible change of schedule or meeting room location)

September 30 th , 2011, Lifestyle Risk Reduction: Talking About Alcohol and Other

Drugs - Part 2, Versailles, IN: ASAP Center and Ripley County LCC is hosting this day long training that will examine the phases of alcohol and drug use, and how to determine one’s own trigger level. This training is being held for FREE, however you must have completed Part 1 in order

to attend Part 2. Additionally there will be a $20 fee charged if you register and no show. Your Community Consultant has registration forms if you are interested in attending.

October 12 th -14 th , 2011, OJJDP National Conference, "Children's Justice & Safety: Unite, Build, Lead, National Harbor, MD: This national conference is being held at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center. To find out details or to register for this event go to

October 14 th , 2011, Lifestyle Risk Reduction: Talking About Alcohol and Other Drugs

- Part 1, Lawrenceburg, IN: ASAP Center and Dearborn County CASA is hosting this day long training to educate community members about brief interventions when working with you. This training is being held for FREE, however there will be a $20 fee charged if you register and no show. Your Community Consultant has registration forms if you are interested in attending.

October 26 th , 2011, Governor’s Commission for a Drug Free Indiana Monthly

Commission Meeting, Indianapolis, IN: This monthly meeting is held from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Government Center South. (Please check the ICJI website for possible change of schedule or meeting room location)

November 18 th , 2011, Lifestyle Risk Reduction: Talking About Alcohol and Other

Drugs - Part 2, Lawrenceburg, IN: ASAP Center and Dearborn County CASA is hosting this day long training that will examine the phases of alcohol and drug use, and how to determine one’s own trigger level. This training is being held for FREE, however you must have completed Part 1 in order to attend Part 2. Additionally there will be a $20 fee charged if you register and no show. Your Community Consultant has registration forms if you are interested in attending.

December 6 th & 7 th , 2011, Because Kids Count Conference, Indianapolis, IN: Save the

date for this annual conference sponsored by Indiana Youth Institute. For additional information go to www.iyi.org.

Resources

Shatter the Myths during National Drug Facts WeekThe National Institute on Drug Abuse

invites communities and teens to organize and participate in educational events and activities around the issues of drugs during National Drug Facts Week, October 31 st through November 6 th . Visit NIDAs web-site where they provide activity suggestions, materials and a tool kit to assist in fully participating in this National Awareness Campaign. Go to www.drugfactsweek.drugabuse.gov for additional information or to order the Tool Kit.

Alcohol Prevention Course for ParentsThis FREE 15 minute online course will allow you to learn to make safer/healthier decisions for yourself and your teen. The course covers social host liability, guidance and advice for dealing with your teen and dispels misconceptions about underage drinking. Visit www.outsidetheclassroom.com to take the course or to get additional information.

For more information, contact: Kim Linkel, Community Consultant, 812/934-2298 or linkel@hotmail.com

Serving Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jefferson, Ripley, Ohio, Switzerland & Union Counties