The Mayor’s Substance Abuse Task Force (MSATF) works with the Evansville community to promote substance abuse awareness, education, prevention, and treatment.

We strive to support and sustain a healthy and vibrant community that is an excellent place to live, work, play, and raise a family.

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Mayor's Substance Abuse Task Force Recent Events

Mayor and Task Force Members Meet with Jim McClelland, Indiana’s Executive Director for Drug Prevention, Treatment, and Enforcement for the State of Indiana

On March 21, 2018, Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and members of the Mayor’s Substance Abuse Task Force met with Indiana drug czar Jim McClelland for an update on Indiana Next Level Recovery and to discuss local drug prevention, treatment and recovery efforts.

Jim McClelland at a meeting with the Mayor’s Substance Abuse Task Force.

Jim McClelland talking with the Mayor and the Mayor’s Substance Abuse Task Force.

Jim McClelland, Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, and members of the MSATF at their meeting

Jim McClelland, Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, and members of the MSATF


Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and the Mayor’s Substance Abuse Task Force Met with Community Members at The March 28 Travelling Town Hall at Fairlawn United Methodist Church

Dr. William Wooten and other members of the Task Force shared updates on the group’s work. You can learn more about the event from the coverage provided by 44 News, WEHT and WTVW Eyewitness news, Wave3 News, and 14 News.


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Disclaimer: The Mayor’s Substance Abuse Task Force does not endorse any one method or approach to treatment and recovery over another. We hope that the information and resources we provide will help individuals and families make the decisions that are best for them.