FROM LOCAL SOURCES
JASPER -- The Dubois County Superior Court has received $60,000 in grant money to help combat addiction in the county.
The Justice Partners Addiction Response Grant is distributed through the Indiana Supreme Court.
$5,000 will be set aside for law enforcement training on addiction. The remaining $55,000 will be used to implement two new programs in Dubois County.
The first is the “I Need Help” initiative. As part of that program, New Visions Counseling Center will provide up to $1,000 worth of substance abuse treatment at no cost to the patient. To seek help, there are several ways to do it, including by calling local law enforcement or.....
Dubois County Probation Department (812) 481 - 7075
Community Corrections (812) 481 - 2440
Court Alcohol and Drug Program (812) 482 - 5342
New Visions Counseling (812) 556 - 0182
In the second new program, the courts will partner with Lifespring Health Systems and New Visions to provide up to a $1,000 worth of substance abuse counseling for free to convicted offenders.
They have to be recommended for the care by the Alcohol and Drug Program.
All funds are on a first come, first serve basis.