Hundreds attended the event sponsored the Indiana University Institute of Psychiatric Research and Mental Health America of Indiana.
The state wants to buy 2,700 naloxone syringes and 5,400 nasal atomizers, which would be made available to agencies across Indiana.
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price referred to medication-assisted treatment for addiction as “substituting one opioid for another.”
Indiana lawmakers are proposing a pilot program that looks to expand mental health treatment for opioid-addicted Hoosiers.
Experts say equine-assisted therapy for addiction addresses skill development like improving communication, patience, self-confidence and assertiveness.
Greenwood City Court is implementing a new program to give opiate addicts on probation the option of rehabilitation or jail.
A new national report finds the number of babies born addicted to drugs has risen sharply, especially in rural areas.
The resolution passed unanimously following an amendment that excludes drug treatment facilities that offer counseling and referral services
Some Allen County officials say the plan would save taxpayer money and reduce the likelihood of inmates ending up back in jail after release.
A group of Indiana lawmakers is recommending the General Assembly take up a draft bill that would offer addiction treatment to certain misdemeanor offenders.