The Boone County Alcohol and Drug Program was established in 1992 to provide services for those individuals who are under the jurisdiction of the Court and have been charged with alcohol or other drug offenses. Referrals from other agencies are accepted.
Program fees range from $10 to $500. A Fourth Amendment Waiver is required for participation in the program. Alcohol and Drug program staff are Certified Probation Officers and Certified Substance Abuse Management Specialists awarded by the Judicial Conference of Indiana.
Our Education program is Prime for Life. It is a program de PRIME For Life is a program designed to gently but powerfully challenge common beliefs and attitudes that directly contribute to high-risk alcohol and drug use. The content, process and sequence of PRIME For Life are carefully developed to achieve both prevention and intervention goals. The program goals are: to reduce problems caused by high-risk drinking or drug use; to reduce the risk for long-term health problems and short-term impairment problems; and to help people successfully protect the things they value.
Using persuasion-based teaching, instructors use a variety of teaching approaches, including interactive presentation and small group discussion. Participants use work books throughout the course to complete a number of individual and group activities. Material is presented using a DVD platform with animation, full-motion video clips, and audio clips to enhance the presentation.
For more information about the education program, please see the vendor’s website https://www.primeforlife.org/
SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS
Often, Offenders are ordered to attend a support group meeting to aid in their recovery. To provide proof of meeting attendance, use this form (link to PROOF)
Local Boone County meetings are listed here (link to MEETINGS)
Additional Indianapolis and Central Indiana meeting locations are available at www.aa.org
Central Indiana treatment providers can be found here (Referrals) All providers are approved by the Indiana Department of Mental Health as substance abuse providers. All adult probation officers are trained to conduct an intake assessment and make appropriate referrals.