Addiction Prevention and Mental Health Promotion
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The Division of Mental Health and Addiction Bureau of Mental Health Promotion and Addiction Prevention provides oversight and administration of the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant to ensure funding that addresses statewide prevention and mental health promotion priorities. It supports evidence-based initiatives that serve to prevent and reduce substance abuse and mental illness, reduce the negative impact of substance abuse and mental illness, and promote overall behavioral health. Suicide, problem gambling, underage drinking, binge drinking, tobacco and illicit drug use and prescription drug misuse are examples of issues that prevention initiatives may target.
Mission: To reduce substance use and abuse and promote behavioral health across the lifespan of Indiana citizens by maintaining a coordinated, effective, and accountable system of prevention and behavioral health promotion services.
Vision: Sustainable environments that nurture, assist and empower all Indiana citizens to access and experience optimum physical, emotional and mental health.
Click here to read the substance abuse prevention and mental health promotion strategic plan SFY2019 - SFY2023
|Davetta A. Henderson||Assistant Deputy Director of Mental Health Promotion, Addiction & Prevention||Davetta.Henderson@fssa.IN.gov||317-233-6367|
|Dave Bozell||Assistant Deputy Director||David.Bozell@fssa.IN.gov||317-232-7868|
|Vacant||Bureau Chief, Prevention|
|Cathy Blume||Synar & Alcohol Program Director||Catherine.Blume@fssa.IN.gov||317-232-7912|
|Vera Mangrum||Program Director||Vera.Mangrum@fssa.IN.gov||317-232-7804|
- Synar annual report FFY 2020 - draft
- Synar annual report FFY 2019
- Synar annual report FFY 2018
- Tobacco retailer inspection reports
- Tobacco Inspection Map
- Retailer violation rates for the 20 largest tobacco retailers in Indiana
- Community education webinar
- Synar retailer posters for print
Grants, documents and resources
- Prevention logic model
- Prevention strategic planning information
- General resources
- Data resources
- Training resources
- Indiana's evidence-based practice guide