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August 18, 2017

 

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Hospital In Drug-Troubled Fayette County Starting Detox Unit

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.

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.

August 7, 2017

 

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Purdue Planning $35 Million Hospital For Treating Horses

The proposed project for the West Lafayette campus will include space for large-animal surgery.

July 5, 2017

 

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Indiana Expanding Opioid Treatment Programs To Five More Counties

The counties adding programs are Allen, Johnson, Monroe, Vigo and Tippecanoe.

June 28, 2017

 

Governor Eric Holcomb ceremonially signs four drug addiction treatment bills at Richmond State Hospital, surrounded by hospital staff.

Gov. Signs Bills, Talks Drug Addiction At Richmond Hospital

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.

May 16, 2017

 

Tom Price, who now heads the Department of Health and Human Services, spoke at the CPAC conference in 2010.

Addiction Experts Call Out Price Remarks As Unscientific, Damaging

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price referred to medication-assisted treatment for addiction as “substituting one opioid for another.”

May 10, 2017

 

Sen. Donnelly in Bloomington, Indiana in March, 2016.

Donnelly Decries Reported Budget Cuts For Opioid Crisis Response

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.

April 13, 2017

 

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Indy Foundation Announces Grant To Train Substance Abuse Workers

The $376,000 grant will be used to develop a new model for training social workers specializing in substance abuse.

December 26, 2016

 

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Indy Mayor Seeks To Get Mentally Ill, Addicted Inmates Treatment

Indianapolis' mayor is proposing a slate of criminal-justice changes aimed at steering mentally ill and drug-addicted suspects into treatment instead of jail.

December 6, 2016

 

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Permanent Commission To Take Over Governor’s Drug Task Force

The temporary group was created to respond to the growing drug abuse epidemic. Now, a new commission will take its place.

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