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January 17, 2017

 

Indiana offers complete Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation treatments , but the state still has the seventh highest smoking rate in the country.

Bill Introduced To Raise Cig Tax, Increase Prevention Spending

The state legislature will consider a law to curb Indiana’s smoking rate, which is one of the highest in the nation.

December 6, 2016

 

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Permanent Commission To Take Over Governor’s Drug Task Force

The temporary group was created to respond to the growing drug abuse epidemic. Now, a new commission will take its place.

November 1, 2016

 

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Indiana Lands At The Bottom Of State Mental Health Rankings

A new study from the nonprofit Mental Health America puts Indiana 45th in the nation when it comes to mental health care.

September 4, 2013

 

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Blood Tests Could Predict Suicide Risk, Research Finds

IU researchers have found a way to use genetic markers in the bloodstream to identify people who are at risk of committing suicide.

August 13, 2013

 

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Schools, Department Of Education Seek Anti-Bullying Measures

Legislation passed this year requires public schools to develop bullying prevention programs.

August 9, 2013

 

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Domestic Violence Panel Looks At Prevention In Monroe County

Five experts discussed Protective Orders Thursday night in Bloomington.

February 21, 2013

 

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Sexual Crime Awareness Group Proposes Strip Club “Pole Tax”

Indiana may become the fourth state in the country to adopt a so-called “pole-tax,” a cover charge imposed on strip-club patrons.

January 9, 2013

 

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Monroe County Has Lowest Teen Pregnancy Rate In State

For every 1,000 births in Monroe County, 14 of them are to teenage mothers, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

December 7, 2012

 

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Tobacco-Free Advocates Call For More Prevention Funding

A recent report shows Indiana spends $9.3 million on tobacco prevention programs, which is one-eighth of what a national health organization recommends.

October 17, 2011

 

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A Slideshow From This Year’s Suicide Prevention Walk

This is one of 12 walks of the year for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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