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September 12, 2016

 

needle

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.

January 2, 2015

 

jail inmates

How Funding Mental Health Could Keep People Out Of Prison

The criminal code overhaul aims to treat more low-level offenders at the local level, but mental health service providers say they need more money to do that.

October 24, 2014

 

A package of pseudoephedrine pills in a plastic and foil casing.

Pseudoephedrine Becomes Focus Of Terre Haute’s Meth Problem

Mayor Duke Bennett wants to lobby for prescription-only Sudafed.

October 11, 2014

 

Kelly Robinson

Community Attends Anti-Drug Rally After Spate Of Overdoses

Members of the Connersville community attended an anti-drug rally Saturday after there were 20 overdoses in 20 days in the town of 13,000.

August 13, 2014

 

alcohol

Substance Abuse Support Funding Running Out

More than 3,000 Hoosiers may struggle to pay for addiction treatment after a federal grant runs out at the end of the year.

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