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County Receives Grant to Combat Addiction

County Receives Grant to Combat Addiction

Dubos County (NNDC):

 

The Dubois County Superior Court has received $60,000 in grant money to help combat addiction in the county. a total of $5,000 will be set aside for law enforcement training on addiction.  The remaining $55,000 will be used to implement two new programs in Dubois County.

The Grant is distributed through the Indiana Supreme Court.

The first is the “I Need Help” initiative.  As part of that program, New Visions Counseling Center will provide up to $1,000 worth of substance abuse treatment at no cost to the patient.  To seek help, there are several ways to do it, including by calling local law enforcement or…..

Dubois County Probation Department (812) 481 – 7075

Community Corrections (812) 481 – 2440

Court Alcohol and Drug Program (812) 482 – 5342

New Visions Counseling (812) 556 – 0182

In the second new program, the courts will partner with Lifespring Health Systems and New Visions to provide up to a $1,000 worth of substance abuse counseling for free to convicted offenders.

They have to be recommended for the care by the Alcohol and Drug Program.

All funds are on a first come, first serve basis.

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