State officials have announced the launch of a new addiction treatment locator designed to help find and compare treatment facilities.
More plaintiffs added to Landmark Recovery lawsuit as addiction treatment center petitions to get licenses back
More plaintiffs have been added to a lawsuit brought by former patients of an addiction treatment center in Mishawaka that had its license revoked following the deaths of three people.
Two leaders are out at an Indiana addiction treatment center after three recent deaths and calls by police to yank its license.
Indiana nursing board, Justice Department settle discrimination case against nurses being treated for opioid use disorder
The Indiana State Board of Nursing has settled with the Justice Department over claims that the board violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by prohibiting nurses who take opioid use disorder medication from participating in a rehab program for nurses.
Fifty years ago this summer, President Richard Nixon declared a war on drugs. Today, with the U.S. mired in a deadly opioid epidemic that did not abate during the coronavirus pandemic’s worst days, it is questionable whether anyone won the war. Yet the loser is clear: Black and Latino Americans, their families and their communities.
Questions are mounting in the wake of last week’s mass shooting at the FedEx Ground facility about whether Marion County authorities dropped the ball when it came to enforcing a state law designed to keep guns out of the hands of mentally unstable people.
A bill to enhance criminal justice reform efforts at the local level is now law in Indiana. Gov. Eric Holcomb on Thursday signed legislation calling for the creation of county or regional justice reinvestment advisory councils.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb on Thursday signed into law a bill that will provide extra time for offenders to secure mental health treatment upon their release from the Indiana Department of Correction.
The suspect in the shooting at a Boulder, Colorado, supermarket was convicted of assaulting a high school classmate but still got a gun. The man accused of opening fire on three massage businesses in the Atlanta area bought his gun just hours before the attack — no waiting required. They are the latest suspected U.S. mass shooters to obtain guns because of limited firearms laws, background check lapses or law enforcement’s failure to heed warnings of concerning behavior.
A “simple bill” brought before the General Assembly that would patch a hole preventing some inmates from quickly receiving mental health treatment upon release is on the way to Gov. Eric Holcomb after passing both chambers without amendment or a vote in opposition.
A man sentenced to 18 years after being convicted in a drug sting operation will only serve four of those years in prison, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled, reversing a sentencing order that did not allow for probation or substance abuse treatment.