Marion country is undercounting opioid-related overdoses by 20 to 35 percent, according to a recent study.
Data shows rates of drug overdose deaths are continuing to rise in rural areas of Indiana, surpassing metropolitan numbers.
Indiana legalized syringe exchanges to prevent the spread of HIV & hepatitis C. But counties have to re-approve them every two years to keep operating.
Christie’s speech covered a range of topics, but he turned repeatedly to the subject of stigma against those addicted to drugs.
Reports from the Indiana State Police show a decrease of 58 percent in lab incidents from 2016 to 2017.
From 2013-2014, 3 percent of Hoosier teens reported they needed treatment for alcohol or illegal drugs, and didn't receive it.
Advocacy groups in northwestern Indiana plan to train family and friends of drug addicts how to use the overdose antidote naloxone.
A new national report finds the number of babies born addicted to drugs has risen sharply, especially in rural areas.
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 on-campus health facility is now offering the opioid overdose intervention drug naloxone to students.