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.
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.
Mayor Duke Bennett wants to lobby for prescription-only Sudafed.
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.
More than 3,000 Hoosiers may struggle to pay for addiction treatment after a federal grant runs out at the end of the year.
Heroin use has been increasing in the U.S., and addiction often has a high price that isn't just financial.
Treating babies who were exposed to addictive drugs in the womb cost Indiana hospitals $30 million in 2011.
An antibiotic that is also used to treat meningitis could be used to remove a neurotransmitter that triggers withdrawals from the brain.
A new study from Indiana University shows that just the taste of beer could be a key component in alcohol abuse.
A study from Indiana University researchers finds negative messaging does not get through to drug and alcohol addicts like positive messaging.