The Opioid Crisis: A Complex and Perplexing Problem in Indiana

One in 20 people in our state are addicted to opioid painkillers and a staggering 286,000 Hoosiers report having engaged in non-medical use. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention indicates Indiana exceeded all but eight states in the number of pain prescriptions written per 100 people in 2012, enough for every Hoosier to have […]

Congratulations to Our 2017 $100,000 Grant Recipient, Volunteers of America!

  Congratulations to Volunteers of America, our 2017 $100,000 grant recipient! Volunteers of America will use the $100,000 grant to quadruple the families served through their Fresh Start Recovery Center, a residential addictions treatment program for pregnant women and mothers of young children combating the exploding opioid addiction epidemic. With 142 mothers on the wait list, […]