The Governor’s Task Force on Drug Enforcement, Treatment, and Prevention will meet on Monday, December 5th in Indianapolis.
Established by Executive Order,the Governor’s Task Force on Drug Enforcement, Treatment, and Prevention will bring together Indiana experts from a variety of specialties to evaluate the growing national drug problem here in Indiana. Specifically, the Task Force is charged with:
Statewide assessment: Evaluate the existing resources across all areas, identify gaps in enforcement, treatment and prevention and provide recommendations for improvement
Enforcement: Identify effective strategies so federal, state, and local law enforcement can partner together to combat drug abuse
Treatment: Analyze available resources for treatment and identify best practices for treating drug addiction.
Prevention: Identify programs and/or policies which are effective in preventing drug abuse, including early youth intervention programs