Who we are
Drug Free Marion County is an anti-drug coalition. Our work is aimed at preventing and reducing the impact of substance use on crime, health and individuals in our community.
What we do
To advocate for a healthier, safer Marion County through prevention and education to reduce substance abuse among youth and adults.
Where we are going
To be the community resource to eliminate the negative consequences of substance abuse.
Why we do what we do
The use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs by youth in Marion County continues to be above regional and state averages.
Parents are not aware of the level of youth substance use in Marion County.
Many people are unable to complete treatment as a result of other unmet needs.
Continually assesses the county needs and updates Strategic Community Plan.
Provides funding for local prevention, treatment and criminal justice programs.
Promotes awareness and advocates for change.