Our Progress

INSTEP started in October, 2018 by building a coalition of over 75 partners to help turn the tide on substance use disorder in the greater Indianapolis area.  Please read our report to understand in detail our progress to date. Our next partner (virtual) meeting is Feb. 11, 2021.

  • October, 2018:  Challenges with Current State
  • November, 2018:  Solutions for Future State
  • January, 2019:  Co-Leaders Identified and Work Groups Formed
  • February, 2019: Project Prioritization
  • March, 2019: 501(c)3 Tax Exempt Status Granted
  • April 11, 2019: Work groups collaborated on key projects and action steps
  • May, 2019: Steering Committee Meeting
  • June 11, 2019: Understand the workgroup, project team, and steering committee as it relates to the 2019-2020 implementation plan
  • Sept 5, 2019: Discussed project team progress, partner data collection survey and HUB initiative
  • Nov 7, 2019: HUB Interactive Session
  • Feb 6, 2020: Feedback on projects with collaborating partners: The Polis Center, Marion County Health Department, Indiana Addiction Issues Coalition and Voice of the Consumer group
  • April 30, 2020: Interactive virtual meeting to discuss projects: Marion County Public Health Referral Flow Project, Overdose Data to Action, Indiana Recovery Network Peer Program, HUB/Access System of Care, and Consumer Focus Group
  • July 29, 2020: HUB/211/RAP Interactive Session
  • Sept 10, 2020: Collaboration meeting(virtual) with updates and interactive discussion: Introduction of INSAM (Indiana Chapter of the Society of Addiction Medicine), Indiana Chamber of Commerce Update, Marion County Public Health Referral Flow Project Plan, Indiana Prevention Contact Update, HUB/Access System of Care, and Consumer Advisory Focus Group
  • Dec 3, 2020: Virtual meeting with partner updates and interactive discussion: Indiana Recovery Network presented on the establishment of Peer Recovery Hubs throughout Indiana, Marion County Public Health gave an update on the Referral Assessment Project and new advertisement campaign, Parents of Addicted Loved Ones (PAL) explained their organization and the impact helping parents has on the community, Landmark Recovery shared about the opening of their 2 treatment centers in Carmel and Indianapolis, and Valle Vista presented an update on their organization.
  • SAVE THE DATE:  Feb 11, 2021: Next large INSTEP Partner Meeting

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