Desperate Households speaker tonight at The Commons

The Bartholomew County Substance Abuse Council is inviting you to stop by the Commons at 6 p.m. tonight to take part in the annual Desperate Households conference.

Rachel Flohr David, an organizer for the event, explains the Desperate Households concept.

The featured speaker tonight will be Matt Bellace, a comedian, PhD and author of “A Better High. ” He will be talking about the way the brain works and how you can find a better way to get the same high that drugs bring.

There will also be information available from about 20 local organizations that are working on aspects of the drug problem. Flohr-David said that there will also be an update from the Substance Abuse Council on its efforts to fight the drug epidemic.

The event is free and you are invited to attend.