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