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.
Preventure screens adolescents for personality traits, which can indicate higher risk for substance abuse or a mental disorder.
Heath Evans was sentenced to 18 months of supervised probation and ordered to complete a substance abuse program.
The proposal would place a greater emphasis on assessing inmates for mental illness and substance abuse problems.
The state of Indiana will receive $255,000 per year for several years for programs aimed at preventing mental and substance use disorders.