Having relationships and social networks that provide support, friendship, love, and hope.
The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute works in partnership with state and local agencies to reduce the incidence and prevalence of substance abuse and addiction among children and adults in Indiana.
- Local Coordinating Councils
Each county has a Local Coordinating Council (LCC), which is the planning and coordinating body for addressing alcohol and other drug problems. Members include volunteers from a variety of organizations including education, treatment, social services, and local police.
2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps Hoosiers across Indiana find the local resources they need. We’re here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Need a Lyft?
Dial 1-866-211-9966. To overcome barriers related to transportation, FSSA and IN211 are excited to announce our partnership with Lyft. Lyft is a public ridesharing platform that allows IN211 to request rides through a live-online network. IN211 can provide free, on-demand rides to individuals enrolled in substance use treatment and certified recovery programs across the State of Indiana. There a brief eligibility assessment required, simply dial 1-866-211-9966 and you are on your way. Currently, IN211 is unable to provide transportation to Medicaid insured patients.
- Community Navigator
Are you someone seeking recovery from opioids?
Dial 1-866-211-9966. Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) has partnered with IN211 and Open Beds to provide Hoosiers live treatment access across the state. By dialing 1-866-211-9966 you will be connected to a highly trained Community Navigator. This individual will act as a guide and advocate to locate available treatment in real time.
- Transportation Toolkit
The toolkit was developed to help Marion County residents find transportation resources, 211 and Managed Care Coverage are available statewide.
Recovery Community Organizations (RCO) are created by individuals and/or families in recovery to provide supports and services that are often unmet within their communities while decreasing the feelings of isolation and shame often experienced by people and families in recovery. There are three core principles that RCOs encompass: recovery vision, authenticity of voice, and accountability to the recovery community. Majority of the board members (more than 50%) in an RCO must be in recovery.
National Standards of Best Practices for Recovery Community Organizations (RCOs) – Faces & Voices of Recovery
RCOs increase the visibility and influence of the recovery community and engage in activities that fall under one or more of the three core activities of policy & advocacy activities, recovery-focused community education and outreach programs, and peer recovery support services (PRSS).
Indiana Association of Peer Recovery Support Services (IAPRSS) is a membership association for both advocates and trained or certified peer support professionals.
A ROSC is a coordinated network of community-based services and supports that is person-centered and builds on the strengths and resiliencies of individuals, families, and communities to achieve abstinence and improved health, wellness, and quality of life for those with or at risk of alcohol and drug problems.
Indiana Youth Group (IYG) strives to provide safer spaces to build self-confidence, explore individualism, and develop friendships within the LGBTQ+ community. IYG promotes a space of acceptance, equity, and restorative practices.
Millions of people are living with mental health illness and substance-use disorders – which means the chances are pretty good that you will come into contact with one or more of those people and not even realize it. Your words and actions could be having a negative, harmful effect.