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May 30, 2017

 

alcohol

UIndy Study To Analyze Emotional Regulation, Teen Addiction

From 2013-2014, 3 percent of Hoosier teens reported they needed treatment for alcohol or illegal drugs, and didn't receive it.

January 3, 2017

 

Naloxone

Advocacy Groups To Train Families Of Addicts To Use Naloxone

Advocacy groups in northwestern Indiana plan to train family and friends of drug addicts how to use the overdose antidote naloxone.

December 28, 2016

 

An in-state study earlier this year found that one in five newborns tested positive for opioids.

More Babies Born Drug Dependent In Rural Areas

A new national report finds the number of babies born addicted to drugs has risen sharply, especially in rural areas.

December 26, 2016

 

Jail

Indy Mayor Seeks To Get Mentally Ill, Addicted Inmates Treatment

Indianapolis' mayor is proposing a slate of criminal-justice changes aimed at steering mentally ill and drug-addicted suspects into treatment instead of jail.

November 12, 2016

 

Naloxone

IU Bloomington Takes Steps To Prevent Opioid Overdose

The on-campus health facility is now offering the opioid overdose intervention drug naloxone to students.

August 18, 2016

 

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High Rates Of Opioid-Addicted Babies Born To High-Risk Moms

In 2014, Indiana passed a law creating both a task force and a pilot program that would study the prevalence of neonatal drug exposure in Indiana.

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.

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.

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