The Indiana Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force consists of a diverse group of experts on this epidemic. Spreading the word about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and misuse is a critical part of its mission. With the help of the following partners, the Task Force has developed a comprehensive speaker's bureau allowing for speaker requests to be fulfilled in a variety of settings.
The Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force, with the help of the following partners, has developed a comprehensive speaker's bureau which will allow us to fulfill requests to speak in a variety of settings.
The following partners have made this outreach effort possible:
Purdue Extension - Health and Human Sciences
Keep Rx Safe
Indiana Prevention Resource Center
Indiana University School of Public Health
University of Illinois Extension via Sea Grant Illinois - Indiana
If you would like to request a speaker for your event, please complete the form below. Our teams are prepared to meet requests throughout the state of Indiana. We will honor requests made for groups of 25 or more, and ask that you give us one month lead time for your event.
Speakers for School Events
Students are facing a different kind of drug epidemic today — prescription drug abuse. No age group is without risks and it is up to us as parents, teachers and school administrators to provide them with the education they need to make the smart choice. Request a speaker focused on parents or student awareness today to begin preventing prescription drug abuse in your community and school. The Task Force offers presentations customized for junior high, high school and college audiences. Our relatable speakers will connect with your students on an age-appropriate level and offer a compelling picture of the problem of prescription drug abuse among young Hoosiers.
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