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October 11, 2017

 

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State Studying Barriers To Addiction Treatment Instead Of Prison

A lack of qualified professionals tops the list of barriers to treatment in Indiana communities.

September 15, 2017

 

Last year, Health and Human Services awarded $94 million to health centers across the county to tackle substance abuse.

Federal Grant Delivers Increase In Funds To Treat Opioid Abuse

A grant coming to Indiana from the federal government allocates more money to treating opioid abuse than in previous years.

September 15, 2017

 

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Health Centers Receive Millions To Combat Opioid Epidemic

Twenty-one centers in Indiana have been awarded funds to help increase behavioral health services.

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.

September 5, 2017

 

Heroin confiscated from the Indiana streets

Bartholomew County Considering Adding Treatment Center At Jail

An anti-drug abuse task force estimates more than 1,000 residents have an addiction problem, with about 70 percent of them facing some form of incarceration.

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 21, 2017

 

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Nonprofit First In US To Pilot Preventative Mental Health Program

Preventure screens adolescents for personality traits, which can indicate higher risk for substance abuse or a mental disorder.

June 12, 2017

 

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Former Kokomo Officer Gets Probation For Fentanyl Theft

Heath Evans was sentenced to 18 months of supervised probation and ordered to complete a substance abuse program.

December 12, 2016

 

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Indy Mayor To Propose New Jail, Changes To Criminal Justice System

The proposal would place a greater emphasis on assessing inmates for mental illness and substance abuse problems.

November 1, 2016

 

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Indiana To Receive Funding For Mental, Substance Abuse Prevention

The state of Indiana will receive $255,000 per year for several years for programs aimed at preventing mental and substance use disorders.

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