The Indiana Department of Correction says more than 8,000 doses of a frequently abused pain medication are missing from an eastern Indiana prison.
The report is one of the first to take a comprehensive look at the rise in vaping among teens.
Monroe County commissioners are the first to offer a two-year contract to a needle exchange program after a change in state law this year.
The Tippecanoe County commissioners have voted 2-1 to reauthorize the county health department's syringe exchange program for another year.
Along with Indianapolis, Muncie and Scott County, Terre Haute is alleging that pharmaceutical companies have contributed to the ongoing opioid epidemic.
A lack of qualified professionals tops the list of barriers to treatment in Indiana communities.
The Madison County Health Department's attempt follows the County Council's August vote to prohibit county funds or donations from supporting the program.
55 people have died from overdoses in Vanderburgh County so far this year, compared to last year's overall total of 50 deaths.
The city of Indianapolis is set to become the latest municipality to sue pharmaceutical companies for their alleged role in the nation's opioid abuse crisis.
The lawsuit alleges drugs made by the manufacturers contributed to the county's ongoing opioid epidemic.