April 14, 2012
13th and Fee Lane [map]
Promoting the education and awareness of the dangers and issues surrounding addiction and substance abuse, primarily through
the use of live music and local resources as a way to connect the Bloomington community in a safe, engaging way!
- Promote local music and art
- Provide resource information
- Connect community and students to resources
- Educate through free full-scale concert
- Awareness at high risk times
- Educate people on what to do if in trouble
- Stay informed on local and national legislation
- Make informed, educated, and responsible decisions to live responsibly
- Be proactive, not reactive - donít wait to save a life
Ways to volunteer
- Become a BCEC member
- have your organization be a partner
- sign up to volunteer
interested in volunteering as an individual or with an organization? please contact
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From the 2011 concert, $2,5000 was donated to both Amethyst House
and IU's Alcohol and Drug Information Center
Is my donation tax-deductible?
Your donation to support the Addicted to Music Initiative, a program of the Business Careers in Entertainment Association's
collegiate chapter at Indiana University is tax-deductible. The Business Careers in Entertainment Association is an Ohio non-profit
corporation exempt from federal income taxation pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are
tax-deductible for United States citizens. For donors outside of the United States, please consult with your tax advisor about
whether your donation will be tax-deductible.
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The Jennifer Act
The Jennfier Act has passed, and is now Indiana Senate ConCurrent Resolution No. 7. Click here
to read the whole bill.
The Jennifer Act bill will provide Drug and alcohol abuse commitments. Provides procedures for the involuntary commitment of a
person due to alcohol or drug abuse. Requires the division of mental health and addiction to maintain and operate or contract for
alcohol and drug rehabilitation facilities, including faith based facilities. The Jennifer Act bill requires the law enforcement
academy to provide training regarding persons with alcohol or drug addictions, including training for involuntary commitments for
alcohol or drug use. The Jennifer Act bill requires the department of correction and county jails to provide alcohol and drug
rehabilitation to all offenders with alcohol or drug addictions.
(Reference: Committee on Corrections, Criminal, and Civil Matters. Indiana)
Click here to read the bill, and sign now to help substance
abusers into recovery.
Hoosier P.A.C.T (Proactive Alcohol Care Treatment) is a procedure that not only enhances student safety, but also saves lives.
It allows Indiana University students, both on and off campus, to proactively seek medical assistance in times of need. As a gentle
reminder, always CALL 911 in the event of any medical emergency.
Click Here for more information on Hoosier P.A.C.T
RPS Alcohol and Drug Workgroup Philosophy Statement
The Residential Programs and Services (RPS) Alcohol and Drug Workgroup consists of a group of professional staff members and
residence hall students at Indiana University. The focus of the Workgroup is to promote the health and safety of IU students,
with regard to alcohol and drug usage, behaviors, and campus culture. Our goal is to encourage awareness of choice, personal
responsibility and understanding of consequences related to the usage of alcohol and drugs.
The Workgroup will focus on:
- Empowering students to make informed choices about alcohol and other drugs through education and programming;
- Fostering change within the IU campus culture to help reduce and prevent high-risk use of alcohol, drugs and its related
- Educating students regarding the effects of high-risk usage of alcohol and drugs, and how it relates to the law,
university policies and community standards;
- Evaluating current policies and making recommendations for future policies, sanctions, and campus resources to better
support change within the campus culture to minimize high-risk alcohol and drug usage;
- Supporting programming in the Residence Halls and throughout campus focusing on issues related to alcohol and drug use
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