Thanks for visiting the home page for Siouxland CARES About Substance Abuse. Siouxland CARES (Community-wide Awareness, Resources, Education and Support) About Substance Abuse is a community coalition comprised of 394 volunteers. Volunteers for Siouxland CARES, representing 12 community systems, contributed 10,190 volunteer hours in 2015 to CARES programs and services. The mission of CARES is to improve the quality of life in Siouxland by eliminating the abuse of alcohol and other drugs and related violence.

What’s New?

Check out the new data reports from Comprehensive Strategy, distributed on July 20, 2016!  Click on the Comprehensive Strategy tab on this website and then on the Data tab.  Great Risk Factor, Health, School, Youth Problem Behavior and community data!  


 Siouxland CARES is once again selling tulip bulbs!!!  Order yours today!

Colors available: Red, Purple, Orange, and Yellow.

Plant them in October during Red Ribbon Week

and watch them grow in April for Alcohol Awareness Month.

Email cares@longlines.com with the number and color you would like.

Cost = $1.00 per bulb.  $25 extra if you want us to plant 100-200. $50 to plant over 200.

Here are just a few pictures of tulips that were sold last year and bloomed this spring.

Beautiful tulip bulbs from Mulders Tulip Town Bulb Company, Orange City, Iowa.  
















East Middle School Spartans Received beSomebody Award 

Beth Noel, President, Siouxland CARES, and Jennifer Gomez, CARES Board Members, recently presented East Middle School Positive Spartans with the beSomebody award from Siouxland CARES.