Six dogs and 18 cats arrived at Bloomington Animal Shelter over the weekend.
A hospital in a rural Indiana county hit hard by opioid abuse is starting a drug detoxification unit emphasizing treatment for those diagnosed with HIV.
The order means Hoosiers can continue to get opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone without a prescription.
This session, lawmakers allocated more money to treatment of the drug epidemic than to prevention. Gov. Holcomb says that doesn’t mean Ind. is losing the fight.
The state wants to buy 2,700 naloxone syringes and 5,400 nasal atomizers, which would be made available to agencies across Indiana.
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price referred to medication-assisted treatment for addiction as “substituting one opioid for another.”
Activists say a new drug in Indiana is among the deadliest opioids authorities have seen.
NPR reports a leaked document shows President Trump's budget proposal reduces funding for the Office of National Drug Control Policy by about 94 percent.
Many first responders carry the overdose intervention drug naloxone, but when multiple overdoses occur in a short amount of time, it's common to run out.
The county health department will work with the Indiana Recovery Alliance to fund and operate the program, which will consist of a mobile unit.