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The Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission is the designated Single County Authority (SCA) for drug and alcohol services in Armstrong, Indiana, Clarion counties in the state of Pennsylvania.

Since 1973, the Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission has been the designated Single County Authority (SCA) for drug and alcohol services in Armstrong and Indiana counties. In 2010, Clarion County was added with the two other counties. As such, the Commission receives, administers, and allocates state and federal drug and alcohol funds targeted for this three county area.

The Commission is also responsible for assessing needs, planning, developing, coordinating programming to meet these drug and alcohol service needs and then monitoring and reviewing the outcome of these interventions. The Commission targets four core drug and alcohol service areas:

  • Prevention
  • Intervention
  • Treatment
  • Case Management

Direct services are provided through contracts with state licensed agencies. Case management services are provided through the Commission’s contract with the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs. Services are available to all Armstrong, Indiana, and Clarion County residents regardless of their ability to pay.

Case Management Treatment

The Case Management Unit provides three functions – Screening Assessment to determine level of care and referral to treatment, Case Coordination Services to assist individuals in reaching goals in other areas of life and Recovery Support Services to assist individuals throughout their recovery process.

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Prevention

Prevention services are delivered to the community through various means such as; public awareness campaigns, education in the school and community, ATOD free events, and community partnerships.

Drug-Free Communities

The Armstrong-Indiana Drug Free Communities Coalition (DFCC) is the leading organization bringing together all the community sectors to create a safe, healthy and drug free environment in the two counties for our youth and families.

Tobacco

The mission of the Tobacco Free Program is to reduce the chronic desease burden of tobacco use through prevention, education, and cessation programming in the schools and the community.


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