Cracking Down on Methamphetamine
A Problem Solving Summit Hosted by Governor Judy Martz
June 1 Ė 3, 2004
Mansfield Health Education Center
Governor Martz hosted a Methamphetamine Summit on June 1 Ė 3, 2004, at the Mansfield Health Education Center in Billings. The Summit agenda explored policy options and strategies to reduce the production, distribution, and use of methamphetamine in Montana.
Governor Martz reconvened the Montana Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Control Policy Task Force for the Summit in recognition of their work to address this issue in a comprehensive manner. The National Crime Prevention Council facilitated the Summit building upon the Task Force recommendations made in 2002 and utilized the same integrated approach that reaches across prevention, enforcement, intervention, and treatment to create a comprehensive strategy.
Those attending the Governorís Methamphetamine Summit participated in an informed discussion on the myriad of issues related to the production, sale and use of methamphetamine. Areas of focus included:
- Child Protective Services
- Community Treatment
- Environmental Clean-up
- Law Enforcement
Meth Summit Information
- Biographies of Presenters
- Survey Results Highlights
- Survey Results Overall
- Survey Results Top 25 Recommendations
Meth Summit Presentations
- Combating Meth: A Comprehensive, Collaborative Approach
- Community and State Response to Meth: Mobilizing for Enforcement, Prevention, and Treatment
- Enhanced Community Mobilization
- Methamphetamine: Nebraska's Approach
- Priority Policy and Program Recommendations
- Wyoming's Meth Initiative: The Power of Informed Process
For more information, contact Jean Branscum, the Governorís Human Services and Corrections Policy Advisor, at 406-444-4521 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to know more about the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Control Policy Task Force and its Comprehensive Blueprint for the Future: a Living Document? Itís online! http://www.discoveringmontana.com/gov2/css/drugcontrol/default.asp.