Marching to overcome substance use disorder

We are a non-profit organization coordinating the effort to overcome substance use disorder, with a focus on opioid dependency.

We serve as a hub for resources from different organizations. Through collaboration, we can help Indianapolis march INSTEP toward a solution to the growing opioid concern facing our community.

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Our Values

Providing support for our communities in the greater Indianapolis area through…

EMPATHY

We support those suffering from substance use disorder, without stigma.

COORDINATION

We march together with our neighbors to improve communities.

EMPOWERMENT

We educate the public to inspire a proactive movement toward solutions.

What are the warning signs?

Physical Symptoms
  • Bloodshot eyes and abnormally sized pupils
  • Sudden weight loss and weight gain
  • Deterioration of physical appearance
  • Unusual smells on breath, body, or clothing
  • Tremors, slurred speech, or impaired coordination
Behavioral Symptoms
  • Drop in attendance and performance at work or school
  • Frequently getting into trouble (fights, accidents, illegal activities)
  • Using substances in physically hazardous situations such as while driving or operating a machine
  • Engaging in secretive or suspicious behaviors
  • Changes in appetite or sleep patterns
  • Unexplained change in personality or attitude
  • Sudden mood swings, irritability, or angry outbursts
  • Periods of unusual hyperactivity, agitation, or giddiness
  • Lacking of motivation
  • Appearing fearful, anxious, or paranoid, with no reason
Social Symptoms
  • Sudden change in friends, favorite hangouts, and hobbies
  • Legal problems related to substance use
  • Unexplained need for money or financial problems
  • Using substances even though it causes problems in relationships
  • Engaging in secretive or suspicious behaviors

Where do I go for help?

Trying to understand treatment for a loved one, especially finding a program tailored to an individual's particular needs, can be difficult. We are here to help! Our resources are intended to support you as you seek the answers you need.

Focusing on the greater Indianapolis area, INSTEP collaborates with people in recovery, treatment providers and community partners to provide education and solutions to overcome substance use disorders.

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Bill Corley

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INSTEP is a community-wide collaboration made up of local healthcare, law enforcement, the business community, faith-based organizations and others working together to FIGHT the substance use disorder epidemic in Indianapolis.

Bill Corley
Founder of INSTEP