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August 15, 2017

 

A woman holds a positive pregnancy test.

Afraid To Treat Pregnant Women, Doctors Drop Addicted Patients

Doctors who can prescribe a medication for opioid addiction, and accept Medicaid, are already scarce. But even fewer will treat pregnant women.

August 9, 2017

 

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Privately-Owned Addiction Treatment Center Now Open In Bloomington

The Indiana Center for Recovery, which opened June 28, is a family-owned and operated center that offers a long-term rehabilitation program.

July 27, 2017

 

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Opioid Treatment Center Expansion Met With Mixed Reactions

The opioid treatment centers offer medication-assisted recovery programs, which remain controversial.

June 1, 2017

 

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Annual Mental Health Symposium Focuses On Addiction, Mental Health

Hundreds attended the event sponsored the Indiana University Institute of Psychiatric Research and Mental Health America of Indiana.

May 29, 2017

 

Naloxone, also known as Narcan, can be administered to a person experiencing an overdoes through the nose.

Indiana Wants To Buy Thousands Of Opioid Antidote Drug Doses

The state wants to buy 2,700 naloxone syringes and 5,400 nasal atomizers, which would be made available to agencies across Indiana.

May 16, 2017

 

Tom Price, who now heads the Department of Health and Human Services, spoke at the CPAC conference in 2010.

Addiction Experts Call Out Price Remarks As Unscientific, Damaging

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price referred to medication-assisted treatment for addiction as “substituting one opioid for another.”

April 17, 2017

 

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Pilot Programs Would Expand Involuntary Treatment For Drug Users

Indiana lawmakers are proposing a pilot program that looks to expand mental health treatment for opioid-addicted Hoosiers.

March 16, 2017

 

There are 11 therapy horses helping people at Agape Therapeutic Riding center in rural north-central Indiana.

Horse-Assisted Therapy Helps Recovering Addicts

Experts say equine-assisted therapy for addiction addresses skill development like improving communication, patience, self-confidence and assertiveness.

February 2, 2017

 

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New Electrical Device Helps Addicts On Probation

Greenwood City Court is implementing a new program to give opiate addicts on probation the option of rehabilitation or jail.

December 28, 2016

 

An in-state study earlier this year found that one in five newborns tested positive for opioids.

More Babies Born Drug Dependent In Rural Areas

A new national report finds the number of babies born addicted to drugs has risen sharply, especially in rural areas.

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