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December 14, 2017

 

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Centerstone Expands Mental Health, Treatment Services

The nonprofit also plans to expand the use of medication assisted treatment, such as vivitrol.

November 1, 2017

 

DCS Director Mary Beth Bonaventura speaks at an event launching Adoption Month and featuring the Heart Gallery.

Foster Families Needed For Children In Indiana

The number of children entering the foster system continues to grow in part because of the opioid epidemic.

October 20, 2017

 

Two hands hold a dose of the overdose anditode naloxone.

3 Fort Wayne Students Hospitalized After Taking Unknown Drug

Authorities say two students at a Fort Wayne high school had to be revived with an overdose antidote after they and a third student became ill at the school.

October 19, 2017

 

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Millions Need Addiction Treatment, Family Doctors Could Help

More than two million Americans are addicted to opioids such as heroin and prescription painkillers.

September 12, 2017

 

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Scott Co Files Lawsuit Against Purdue Pharma, Endo Pharmaceuticals

The lawsuit alleges drugs made by the manufacturers contributed to the county's ongoing opioid epidemic.

August 31, 2017

 

Every day Hosler juggles bus schedules, doctors appointments, random drug testing and job hunting.

Moms Need Daily Addiction Help To Stay In Recovery, Stay With Kids

For thousands of moms with opioid addiction, this is their struggle: keeping the disease under control during and after pregnancy, in order to keep their kids.

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.

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