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2016 Hillsborough Indicator Report Reports
The Most Dangerous Time on the Road

The holiday season implies the feelings of joy, happiness, and compassion. During the holidays, impaired driving becomes a common occurrence for individuals of all ages. Impaired driving does not only include alcohol, but instead marijuana and other abused substances. Appreciate this holiday... more

Alcohol, All Drug Information, Marijuana
Hillsborough County Resources

Local phone numbers for hospitals, county organizations, rehabilitation facilities, support groups, ....

HCADA General, Other Resources
2016 Hillsborough County Alcohol Facts

2016 Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) Central Breath Testing Data

  • 4,442  DUI arrests countywide (19.9% increase from 2015)
  • 2,119  Tampa Police Department DUI arrests
  • ... more
Alcohol
2015 HCADA Profile & Drug Indicator Report Reports
2015 Traffic Crash Facts

2015 Stats: Hillsborough County reported 66 alcohol crash fatalities up from 56 in 2014 (17.86% increase) This is the highest number of fatalities in the state. #2 Orange and Duval both 55, #3 Miami Dade 53

Hillsborough also #1 in alcohol-related injuries: 993 and #1 alcohol related-... more

Alcohol, Community, Reports
2014 Florida Youth Substance Abuse Survey

This survey outlines current youth substance abuse rates for the entire state of Florida. It also draws the comparison between state-level data and... more

All Drug Information, Data Sheets, Parents, Youth
YTAC Schedule PDF icon YTAC FLYER 2017.pdf Tobacco
YTAC Schedule PDF icon YTAC FLYER 2017.pdf HCADA General
2018 Florida Driving Impaired Survey

The results of this study provide the Florida DHSMV with a substantial amount of information about Florida residents’ perceptions of and behaviors related to impaired driving.

All Drug Information, Article, Reports
Above the Influence Youth
ACTS

Agency for Community Treatment Services-  ACTS offers treatment to improve health through personal and family centered recovery practices. Our mission is to provide and manage a broad array of human services to include prevention, acute care and stabilization, treatment and supportive services... more

Recovery/Treatment
Alcohol Laws by State- Federal Trade Commission Alcohol
Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity Article
CDC Study Omits States Marijuana States Article
CDC- Alcohol Use and Your Health

Spanish Verision

Article
Children's Safety Network

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (link is external) (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (link is external) (HHS) under the Child and Adolescent Injury and Violence Prevention Resource Centers Cooperative Agreement (U49MC28422)... more

Community, Data Sheets, Infographics
Chronic heavy drinking leads to serious risk of dementia, study warns

Heavy drinkers are putting themselves at risk of dementia, according to the largest study of its kind ever conducted.

Article
Communities That Care Curriculum

Equips communities with information to create a public health prevention approach to target youth problem behaviors such as violence, delinquency, and substance abuse. Includes 50 PPTs that cover strategic consultation, training, and research-based tools.

Community
DACCO

Drug & Alcohol Prevention, Intervention & Treatment
DACCO treats substance use disorders and any co-occurring mental health symptoms in men, women (including pregnant women) and youth.  Nationally awarded for our comprehensive coordinated care, DACCO is a ... more

Recovery/Treatment
Doubly illegal: Qualitative accounts of underage alcohol access through theft

This study investigated sources of alcohol for underage drinkers. In-depth, semi-structured interviews were individually conducted with 47 youths, ages 15–18, who reported drinking within the last 12 months, to explore alcohol access. Theft was one method that some youths reported using to... more

Article
DRAM SHOP CIVIL LIABILITY AND CRIMINAL PENALTY STATE STATUTES

Updated June 14, 2013  Thirty states have statutory provisions that allow licensed establishments such as restaurants, bars, and liquor stores to be held liable for selling or serving alcohol to individuals who cause injuries or death as a result of their intoxication.

Alcohol
Drive Baked Get Busted

Driving high is driving impaired.
You can hurt yourself. You can hurt others.
You can face serious legal and monetary
consequences as a result of a DUI arrest. 

Marijuana
Edibles And Concentrates Are Red-Hot, According To Latest Numbers

Colorado's legal cannabis sales continue to smash records, mainly because of the increased interest in concentrates and edibles. Dispensary sales in April surged by 58 percent over the same period previous year, according to Boulder-based BDS Analytics.

... more

Article
Educational Courses Available for CE Credit

We’re helping you update, broaden, and extend your professional knowledge and skills through our high-quality courses offered across a broad range of topics---while also maintaining affordability and convenience.

Professional, Programs Educational Material
FHP: Drunk wrong-way-driving deputy found hiding after crash

According to FHP, it was around 3:30 a.m. when Justin Garrett's Ford Explorer, heading southbound in the northbound lanes of I-75, clipped the truck just north of the Hillsborough-Manatee County line, and kept going

Article
FL Health Charts

Health charts, indicators, tool kits...

Data Sheets, Infographics, Other Resources
Florida Alliance for Drug Endangered Children

At National DEC, we believe the best way to address the needs of drug endangered children is a coordinated approach that puts kids’ needs first.
 

Professional, Programs Educational Material, Youth
Florida near top of list as traffic fatalities nationwide continued to surge in 2016

Statistics become real when it a friend or family member that is an innocent victim of a drunk driver.  #DriveSober

Florida's traffic fatalities were up 43 percent in the first six months of this year compared to the same period in 2014 — the fifth-highest increase in that time frame in... more

Article
Florida- Impaired driving

Driving high is driving impaired. When you are under the influence and choose to drive, your decision can affect countless people. You can hurt yourself. You can hurt others. And a DUI arrest can lead to serious legal and monetary consequences.

All Drug Information, Marijuana
Governors Highway Safety Association

State Highway Safety Office Resources

GHSA provides a variety of resources to help State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) move closer to our shared goal of zero deaths on U.S. roadways. These include a variety of guidance documents,... more

Other Resources
Gracepoint Wellness

Gracepoint Wellness offers many services.  One of the most important service is Crisis Care. 

Recovery/Treatment
HCADA talks with Tampa Bay Times about Josie’s Pledge

At the age of 17, he took the life of Linda Unfried’s sister, Josie DiStefano Palomino, in a DUI crash.

Unfried founded the Hillsborough chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving in the wake of her sister’s death 31 years ago. She remains vigilant today. She thinks of the teen involved in... more

Article
HEALTHY ALCOHOL MARKETPLACE Balancing public safety and business needs

The Campaign for a Healthy Alcohol Marketplace was born from the realization of a former alcohol regulator, Pamela Erickson, that we could lose a good regulatory system out of ignorance.

Alcohol
HealthyChildren.org- Drug Abuse Prevention

Drug Abuse Prevention Starts with Parents

Drugs, including tobacco and alcohol, are easily available to children and adolescents. As a parent, you have a major impact on your child’s decision not to use drugs.

Parents
High on the Job: Fighting the painkiller epidemic

Gary White, associate director at the Hillsborough County Anti Drug Alliance helps train companies and employees as he says the prescription pain pill epidemic invades our workplaces. “Substance-abusing employees function at about 67% capacity.  That affects you, it affects your coworkers, that... more

Article
Hope Helps All

Our rescue assistance will be provided to reputable rescue groups as well as: The Elderly with companions, Veterans with companions and people that need assistance when there are no other options.  We will provide the elderly & veterans with food and vaccines for their animals. Rescue groups... more

Other Resources
Increase in number of kids in foster care linked to opioids

"Armed with this information, we would try to seek a grant to try to specifically help these families and their parents so they can be reunited with these kids once they get the treatment they need," said Ellen Snelling of the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance.

Rx Drug
Increase in number of kids in foster care linked to opioids

Armed with this information, we would try to seek a grant to try to specifically help these families and their parents so they can be reunited with these kids once they get the treatment they need," said Ellen Snelling of the Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance.

Article
Infographic: Drinking And DUIs During The Holidays Article

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