Monroe County commissioners are the first to offer a two-year contract to a needle exchange program after a change in state law this year.
Along with Indianapolis, Muncie and Scott County, Terre Haute is alleging that pharmaceutical companies have contributed to the ongoing opioid epidemic.
The number of children entering the foster system continues to grow in part because of the opioid epidemic.
The state's syringe exchange law is mentioned as a best practice for reducing opioid deaths.
A lack of qualified professionals tops the list of barriers to treatment in Indiana communities.
A grant coming to Indiana from the federal government allocates more money to treating opioid abuse than in previous years.
Twenty-one centers in Indiana have been awarded funds to help increase behavioral health services.
The lawsuit alleges drugs made by the manufacturers contributed to the county's ongoing opioid epidemic.
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.
The Indiana Center for Recovery, which opened June 28, is a family-owned and operated center that offers a long-term rehabilitation program.