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To Report Crime or Suspicious Activity:

Crime Stoppers

1-866-842-CLUE (2583)

Emergency: 9-1-1

Non-Emergency:
270-237-3210
(Sheriff's Office)

270-237-3766
(Police Dept.)

For more information
on becoming a member
of the Faith Coalition
or how you can help
in the prevention of
substance abuse in Allen
County, please contact us.

 


List of Resource Links

Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Office of National Drug Control Policy

Drug Free Communities

The Partnership

Stop Underage Drinking

The Search Institute

Community Anti Drug Coalitions of America

Above the Influence

 

What are the youth of Allen County doing?

  • 18% of 10th graders and 27% of 12th graders could not recall what they did because of  the use of alcohol and drugs
  • 18% of 10th graders have been drunk in the last 30 days and 12% have binged in the past 2 weeks
  • Over a fifth (21%) of 12th graders have been drunk in the last 30 days and have binged in the past 2 weeks
  • 70% of 12th graders, 55% of 10th graders, and 31% of 8th graders are getting alcohol from either a parent, a brother/sister, or their friends
  • One fourth (25%) of 12th graders are drinking at their own home; 40% are drinking at parties, and 42% are drinking at a friends house

 

Lifetime Use:

  Alcohol Tobacco Marijuana Narcotics Tranquilizers Oxycontin
6th 18% 18% 2% 2% 1% 2%
8th 41% 38% 14% 13% 5% 3%
10th 61% 52% 24% 20% 10% 10%
12th 72% 60% 33% 36% 13% 11%

30 Day Usage:

  Alcohol Tobacco Marijuana Narcotics Tranquilizers Oxycontin
6th 2% 3% 1% 0% 1% 1%
8th 14% 15% 6% 5% 1% 2%
10th 26% 29% 11% 7% 5% 2%
12th 32% 36% 12% 12% 5% 3%

Easy To Get…

  Alcohol Tobacco Marijuana
6th 15% 32% 7%
8th 33% 50% 21%
10th 50% 64% 41%
12th 76% 90% 55%

Perceived Risk: Slight to No Risk

  Alcohol Tobacco Marijuana (occasionally)
6th 57% 40% 57%
8th 47% 27% 48%
10th 51% 28% 66%
12th 49% 27% 65%

 

All data from the Allen County Scottsville 2010 KIP Survey

 

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