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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.

November 1, 2016

 

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Indiana Lands At The Bottom Of State Mental Health Rankings

A new study from the nonprofit Mental Health America puts Indiana 45th in the nation when it comes to mental health care.

October 19, 2016

 

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Bill Would Offer Addiction Treatment For Misdemeanor Offenders

A group of Indiana lawmakers is recommending the General Assembly take up a draft bill that would offer addiction treatment to certain misdemeanor offenders.

September 30, 2016

 

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State Approves Seventh Syringe Exchange In Lawrence County

The county health department will work with the Indiana Recovery Alliance to fund and operate the program, which will consist of a mobile unit.

September 23, 2016

 

Without state appropriations, the operations are left to be run through small non-for-profits and donations.

Holcomb, Gregg Lean Toward State Funding For Needle Exchanges

Even though state-approved syringe exchange programs were made legal last year, the state doesn’t offer assistance to those programs.

September 2, 2016

 

A new study from the IU School of Medicine looks into the neurological source of addiction cravings like those experienced by people suffering from alcoholism.

Noon Edition: New Findings In Addiction Brain Research

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.

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