Our Mission

To mobilize community partners to develop comprehensive strategies focused on drug education, prevention, treatment, and enforcement.

Who We Are

Partnership for Drug-Free Communities is a community-based coalition addressing substance abuse in Madison, St. Clair and the surrounding Illinois counties.  It brings together organizations and individuals to assess local drug trends, and create a comprehensive strategic plan to address local issues.

Our Vision

Unified partners addressing the evolving challenges of community substance abuse.

Statistics

2018 Madison County Overdose Deaths

  • Fentanyl & Other Drugs - 37 (35%)
  • Fentanyl - 27 (25%)
  • Non-opioid Prescription - 12 (11%)
  • Other - 10 (9%)
  • Prescription Opioids - 7 (6%)
  • Methamphetamine - 6 (6%)
  • Other Opioids - 5 (5%)
  • Alcohol - 3 (3%)

2018 St. Clair County Overdose Deaths

  • Fentanyl & Other Drugs - 37 (35%)
  • Fentanyl - 21 (30%)
  • Other Opioids - 6 (11%)
  • Methamphetamine - 4 (7%)
  • Other or Pending - 4 (7%)
  • Alcohol or Ethanol - 2 (4%)
  • Cocaine - 1 (2%)
  • Heroin - 1 (2%)

Data Provided by:  Madison County Coroner’s Office, and St. Clair County Coroner’s Office

Data Compiled by:  Karen Tilashalski, Chestnut Health Systems, KLTilashalski@chestnut.org

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