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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.

March 31, 2016

 

Clyde Polly says people have injected the opioid painkiller Opana at his home in Austin, Ind.

Inside A Small House At The Heart Of Indiana’s Opioid Crisis

A story from NPR's new podcast Embedded, which digs deep into the stories behind the news.

March 29, 2016

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta.

CDC Grants Indiana Millions For Overdose Prevention Programs

The state says some of the money will be used to upgrade its drug monitoring program.

March 28, 2016

 

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Indiana Health Centers Get Fed Funds For Addiction Treatment

The funds are part of a $95 million initiative from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services distributing funds to federally-recognized clinics.

March 17, 2016

 

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Community In Heroin Crisis: ‘We’re Not In Kansas Anymore.’

Ravenswood in Indianapolis held a community meeting to discuss how to deal with their growing heroin problem.

July 31, 2014

 

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How Is Indiana Preparing For Limits On Drug Treatment Meds

The state is developing treatment rules prompted by legislation which significantly limits how much drug addiction treatment medication patients can take home.

March 23, 2012

 

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Bartholomew County Tries New Program To Reduce Drug Offenses

Bartholomew County is making a push to identify people who might have drug and alcohol addictions by screening them when they’re arrested for other crimes.

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