Preventing Student Drug/Alcohol/Substance Abuse
FACTS about Drug, Alcohol and Substance AbuseDid You Know?
- 51% of Indiana residents ages 12 and older report current alcohol use, or use of alcohol within the last 30 days (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2012).
- 22.7% of Indiana residents ages 12 and older reported binge drinking within the last 30 days (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2012).
- On average, an Indiana youth initiates alcohol use at 13.3 years of age (Gassman et al 2012).
- In the age category of 12-20 years, 24.5% of Indiana youth stated that they currently use alcohol, and 16.4% stated that they engaged in binge drinking. Binge drinking is defined as having 5 or more alcoholic drinks in a row in one sitting within the last month. (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2012).
Partner Program (new!)
Parents: If you are interested in affordable access to confidential student urine drug testing at YOUR request with results provided DIRECTLY to you, we have recently created a partnership with our Random Student Drug Testing company, SportSafe Inc., to give you this option. Please click the link below information about the program. You can get a request form and collection order form from the Hobart High School Nurse, Mrs. Carole O'Brien.
Substance Abuse Programs:
AL ANON Information: Hotline Phone Number 769-1133
Augustana Lutheran Church, 207 N. Kelly Street, Hobart
Drug Counseling Contacts
(Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration)
CHOICES Counseling Services: 219 929 7087 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Helping Parents Deal With Teen Substance Abuse
SCHOOL CITY OF HOBART RANDOM STUDENT DRUG TESTING at Hobart Middle School and Hobart High School
EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES, ATHLETICS AND STUDENT DRIVER DRUG AND/OR ALCOHOL TESTING PROGRAM - POLICY