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 Indiana Center for Recovery, which opened June 28, is a family-owned and operated center that offers a long-term rehabilitation program.
The proposed project for the West Lafayette campus will include space for large-animal surgery.
The counties adding programs are Allen, Johnson, Monroe, Vigo and Tippecanoe.
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.
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price referred to medication-assisted treatment for addiction as “substituting one opioid for another.”
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.
The $376,000 grant will be used to develop a new model for training social workers specializing in substance abuse.
Indianapolis' mayor is proposing a slate of criminal-justice changes aimed at steering mentally ill and drug-addicted suspects into treatment instead of jail.
The temporary group was created to respond to the growing drug abuse epidemic. Now, a new commission will take its place.