DFNC specific areas of concern include:
Each year, Drug Free Noble County chooses the area(s) it will focus on, based on drug and alcohol trends in the region, as reported by law enforcement, treatment agencies, schools, a community-wide assessment, and other valuable resources.
DFNC performance goals and measures used to determine overall impact of strategies/activities include:
Increase the perception of risk of ATOD's, with a specific focus on youth
There will be an increase in the youth/young adult perception of risk of use of ATOD's of 5%, as measured by survey data
Increase understanding of Indiana laws related to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (including underage drinking, possession, transport, sales of marijuana and synthetic cannabis, tobacco, and prescription drugs)
There will be a 10% increase in awareness of Indiana laws in regards to underage drinking, prescriptions, marijuana, synthetic stimulants, and tobacco
There will be a 10% increase in the numbers of adults obtaining treatment, as measured by the local treatment center annual service numbers