A new state law aims to reduce Indiana's maternal mortality rate by ensuring pregnant Hoosiers have access to health care services for the duration of their pregnancies and beyond.
State Sen. Eddie Melton is leading an effort to increase Indiana's $7.25 per hour minimum wage for the first time in 12 years. Gov. Eric Holcomb has a different plan.
Lake County is participating in a pilot program to connect individuals charged with or convicted of misdemeanor crimes to mental health or addiction treatment.
The Lake County Commissioners once again declined Wednesday to act on several equipment purchase requests submitted by Sheriff Oscar Martinez.
The Indiana Department of Correction is making naloxone, an opioid overdose reversal agent, available to offenders departing state prisons at no cost to the person.
If you notice your dog seems to be in pain and isn’t as active as usual, talk to your veterinarian; your pet might have arthritis. Older pets, especially large dogs, are vulnerable to arthritis and other joint diseases.
For those struggling with addiction, the added stress and lack of in-person recovery support during the coronavirus pandemic can lead to relapses, said Erica Rios, the Griffith Police Department’s social worker.
A local substance abuse treatment provider has merged with a community health center in an effort to help more people in the Region overcome d…
New group focused on opioid epidemic in Northwest Indiana asking residents to take part in survey on Region's drug treatment needs
A group has formed to solve the opioid crisis in the Region and is asking residents to take part in a survey on the greatest drug treatment needs.
A nonprofit has formed in Lake County to expand drug treatment for people in Northwest Indiana.
HIGHLAND — A nursing home here plans to close and turn into an inpatient drug treatment facility, its owner said.
DES MOINES, Wash. — Kateri Whiteside looked at the pictures of her six kids on the wall: boys and girls, from toddlers to adults.
CEDAR LAKE — After receiving inquiries from curious residents, the Cedar Lake Police Department will host its first Opiate Awareness Program.
Hoosiers who need a lift to drug treatment are in luck.
'Gift of desperation': Health care professionals can help solve opioid crisis, Valparaiso U. students told
VALPARAISO — The opioid epidemic isn't going away any time soon, so it will be up to the young people of today, including college students, to…
INDIANAPOLIS — A state senator running for Indianapolis mayor on a "tough on crime" platform wants Indiana to undo its 2013 bipartisan crimina…
INDIANAPOLIS — The work of the Indiana General Assembly begins in earnest this week as lawmakers approach Thursday's deadline for filing legis…
For the people he helps get off drugs, there's a level of comfort in the fact Nick Cialdella looks like he's done them.
INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb is preparing to ask the General Assembly to approve new tools for reducing Indiana's infant mortality rate, w…
Treatment professionals will visit the homes of drug overdose victims in LaPorte beginning Monday.
MERRILLVILLE — A new addiction intervention company opened here recently, hoping to expand drug treatment in the Region.
INDIANAPOLIS — A new coalition of business, government and health organizations launched Tuesday to provide financial support and education fo…
INDIANAPOLIS — State officials said Thursday that they plan to fight Indiana's opioid crisis by increasing capacity of state-sponsored drug tr…
As tragic as the opioid crisis is in Indiana, there is reason for hope. There is help.
LaPorte County is taking a close look at whether the ability to impose a new tax recently signed by the governor could help provide more drug …