Ascend Indiana’s work to develop a plan in partnership with a health system and post-secondary institutions to build a model that will grow the supply of licensed clinical social workers trained to treat substance use disorder that will meet the needs of health systems across Indianapolis
Central Indiana Corporate Partnership Foundation
Expanded Prevention Matters Funding to Help Marion County Schools Implement Substance Use Prevention Programming and Boost Social-Emotional Learning
@RMFFIndy was pleased to award an additional $1.2 million in implementation grants to existing Prevention Matters grantees in 2021 to extend the grant initiative for another year, due to the impact of COVID-19 on schools.
School-based prevention works, but choose your program wisely
Alex Cohen is the Director of Learning and Evaluation for the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. As opioids and tobacco continue to claim Hoosier lives, many are looking toward K-12 school-based prevention programs to stem the tide. One of the most well-known prevention programs is Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E. At its height, D.A.R.E. was […]
Reducing tobacco use in Indiana would drive significant economic gains statewide, including more jobs, higher incomes, and greater population. Learn more here.
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