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Explore the links below to learn more about the problem of prescription drug abuse from our Task Force partner sites and national experts:
For quick facts about the prescription drug epidemic in Indiana, click here to download our BitterPill brochure.
Finding the Fix explores the increasing epidemic of heroin and opioid abuse and addiction in the Midwest — produced by WFIU/WTIU in partnership with a team from Northern Kentucky University, Indiana University and Franklin College.
Finding the Fix: A Local Perspective The Opioid Crisis: Healing our Community with Hope’ features interview segments with experts who address various aspects of the opioid crisis in northeast Indiana, including the scope of the problem, how addiction starts, treatment, and showcasing addiction recovery is possible. Viewers were able to call in during the broadcast to ask questions of licensed health professionals.
The Partnership for Drug Free Kids' "Parent Tool Kit” programs.
Click here for a list of videos provided by the Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics.
Facing Addiction in America - US Surgeon General Report November 2016
Opioid Overdose Education & Naloxone Administration Guide For Healthcare Professionals
The Consumption and Consequences of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs in Indiana: A State Epidemiological Profile 2015
2015 Indiana State Epidemiology and Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW) Report
For information on provider information on substance abuse trainings, visit SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions Substance Use Trainings page here.