Partnership for Drug-Free Communities

Work Group Meetings

Partnership for drug-free communities

Work Group Meetings

Find information about our three work groups below.

Education & Prevention 

Working to increase resource information through evidence-based youth education, advertising medication disposal locations to the public, and sharing substance use updates to interested groups.  Activities include presentations, print materials and website resources.


Meeting dates and Zoom links can be found on this website. For more information email or go to About Us, Calendar for more for the meeting dates and Zoom links.


Law Enforcement

Working towards the maintenance of consistent enforcement, evidence collection, education, and laws.  Activities include addressing processes and procedures within the justice system.

This group typically meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month over lunch at the Madison County Administration Building.

Metro-East Recovery Council

MERC works to provide support, education, training, resources, and other recovery services to individuals and families seeking or maintaining recovery.  MERC recognizes that there are multiple pathways to recovery, and seeks to increase opportunities for individuals to engage in services that meet their specific needs.

The group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 9:00 am-10:00 am. . For more information email or go to About Us, Calendar for more for the meeting dates and Zoom links.

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Partnership for drug-free communities

Our Partners

Acadia Health Care
Alternatives for Safe Communities
Alton Memorial Hospital
Alton Police Department
Amare , NFP
American Addiction Centers
Anderson Hospital
ARCH House
Belleville News-Democrat
Bethany Christian Services
BJC Alton Memorial Hospital
BJC School Outreach and Youth Development
Call for Help Inc.
Celebrate Recovery
Center Pointe Hospital
Chestnut Health Systems
Children First Foundation
Collinsville Police Department
Community Members
Community Resource Centers
Congressman Mike Bost
DCFS Clinical Division
DEA St. Louis Division
Department of Justice/FBOP
Dominion Diagnostics
Edwardsville Police Department

Family Support Network
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Federal Prison USP Marion
Gateway Foundation
GEO Reentry Services
Glen Carbon Police Department
Granite City Police Department
Highland Police Department
Hoyleton Youth & Family Services
HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital–Highland
IDHS–Substance Use Prevention & Recovery
Illinois Department of Corrections- Parole
Illinois Department of Public Health
Knights of Columbus
Lakeview Health
Lewis & Clark Community College
Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center
Madison County Circuit Court
Madison County Community Development
Madison County Coroner’s Office
Madison County Coroner’s Office
Madison County Detention Center
Madison County Emergency
Madison County Health Advisory Committee
Madison County Health Department
Madison County Mental Health Board
Madison County Probation
Madison County State’s Attorney Office
Main Street Chiropractic – Wellness

MEGSI/Illinois National Guard
Memorial Hospital Belleville
Meridian Healthcare
MERS Goodwill WIOA Youth Program
New Vision
Oasis Women’s Center
OSF St. Anthony’s Health Care
Prevent Child Abuse Illinois
Prevention First/SADD
Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago
Riverbend Head Start & Family Services
Roxana Police Department
SIUE Counseling Services
SIUE Health Service
SIUE School of Nursing
SIUE–Criminal Justice MS
Smoke Free Alternatives Coalition
St. Clair County Emergency Management
SWIC Programs & Services for Older Persons
The Porchlight Collective
Touchette Regional Hospital
Troy Police Department
U.S. Attorney’s Office

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