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.
A new study from the nonprofit Mental Health America puts Indiana 45th in the nation when it comes to mental health care.
A group of Indiana lawmakers is recommending the General Assembly take up a draft bill that would offer addiction treatment to certain misdemeanor offenders.
The county health department will work with the Indiana Recovery Alliance to fund and operate the program, which will consist of a mobile unit.
Even though state-approved syringe exchange programs were made legal last year, the state doesn’t offer assistance to those programs.
This week on Noon Edition we’ll talk to local experts about these studies and the current state of brain research in Indiana and around the country.