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November 8, 2016

 

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New Albany Placing Moratorium On Opioid Treatment Facilities

The resolution passed unanimously following an amendment that excludes drug treatment facilities that offer counseling and referral services

October 25, 2016

 

opioid abuse

Officials Propose New Way To Help Inmates Detox From Addiction

Some Allen County officials say the plan would save taxpayer money and reduce the likelihood of inmates ending up back in jail after release.

October 19, 2016

 

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Bill Would Offer Addiction Treatment For Misdemeanor Offenders

A group of Indiana lawmakers is recommending the General Assembly take up a draft bill that would offer addiction treatment to certain misdemeanor offenders.

October 18, 2016

 

The Reuben Engagement Center is scheduled to open within the next three months.

Reuben Engagement Center To Offer Services To Homeless

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett says, [W]e are embarked on the construction of a new model for the relationship between social services and criminal justice.

September 12, 2016

 

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Morgan Co. Suspects Dealers Lacing Heroin With Synthetic Opioids

Dealers sometimes cut heroin with synthetic opioids, which are cheaper and faster to get out on the streets. They're also much more potent than heroin.

September 8, 2016

 

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Addiction Costs Indiana Billions Of Dollars, Studies Say

Tobacco use costs taxpayers, healthcare providers and employers $6.8 billion each year. The cost for opioid overdose deaths was $1.4 billion in 2014.

September 5, 2016

 

B. Oberlin and D. Kareken, IU School of Medicine

IU Researchers: Taste Of Alcohol Linked To Brain Addiction Markers

The project is the first to use two types of advanced brain imaging techniques to strengthen evidence that reward receptors in the brain are tied to addiction.

September 2, 2016

 

A new study from the IU School of Medicine looks into the neurological source of addiction cravings like those experienced by people suffering from alcoholism.

Noon Edition: New Findings In Addiction Brain Research

This week on Noon Edition we’ll talk to local experts about these studies and the current state of brain research in Indiana and around the country.

August 3, 2016

 

According to a new report, students in recovery at a recovery school are less likely to relapse than teens in other substance abuse programs.

Students At Recovery High Schools Less Likely To Relapse

According to a new report, students in recovery at a recovery school are less likely to relapse than teens in other substance abuse programs.

July 8, 2016

 

Zoeller says the federal government helped create the problem, and needs to help pay its way out of it.

Federal Opioid Addiction Treatment Funding In Jeopardy

CARA hit a snag this week when democrats pushed for an extra $920 million in funding to pay for additional treatment for addicts. That request was unsuccessful.

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