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Grant Announcement: The Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Navigator Program for Racial/Ethnic Minorities Ages 13-24
SAMHSA is accepting applications for the Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Navigator Program for Racial/Ethnic Minorities (Prevention Navigator). More »
Opportunity: State suicide prevention coordinator
The Division of Mental Health and Addiction is currently accepting applications for the position of state suicide prevention coordinator. This position will be located in Indianapolis, Ind. More »
Indiana Drug Overdose Dashboard
The Indiana Drug Overdose Dashboard presents information on drug overdose injuries, opioid prescriptions, and prevention efforts in Indiana. Use the topics in the header to view different types of data related to overdoses at the county and state level. Each topic includes instructions to 'Modify Your View' and view the data from different perspectives. More »
Rising heart infections tied to U.S. opioid epidemic
As the opioid epidemic continues in the U.S., more cases of an infection that damages the heart are being seen, researchers say. More »
Following employment opportunities are available:
- Recovery Peer Support - We Bloom (Recovery Cafe), Lafayette, IN 47902
The Peer Support is responsible for assisting the Café Supervisor with operations, supporting members through programming, and assisting community volunteers and staff during the hours when on duty.
- Next Steps Coordinator - Food 4 Souls
Next Steps Coordinator will support Daniel’s House mission by providing mentoring, peer support and resources to those who are in recovery, recently housed or currently homeless.
State Health Department Provides 60th Grant to Improve Access to Mental Health, Addiction and Primary Care in Rural Indiana
The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has awarded a total of 60 student loan repayment grants to practitioners across Indiana to help ensure that Hoosiers have adequate access to mental health, substance use and primary care. More »
ISDH Grant Opportunity Announcement
The DTIP is releasing this grant opportunity for existing county-level stakeholder teams to apply to be Spoke teams as part of IN CAREs ECHO. All 92 Indiana counties are eligible to apply. More »
Become a Licensed Addictions Counselor!
THE DUKE ENERGY SCHOLARSHIP COVERS TRAINING COSTS. The Duke Energy Scholarship is generously provided by the Duke Energy Foundation for individuals pursuing a career in addiction services in west central Indiana. Recipients will have 100% of their tuition, books and fees covered in an eligible addiction studies program, after all other financial aid is applied. More »
Comparison of State Share Of Federal Opioid Funding to State Share of Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths
Research examines the extent to which states' shares of federal opioid funding match their shares of opioid- involved overdose deaths, using both standard reported measures of opioid-involved overdose deaths and corrected measures that take into account differential underreporting across states. More »
We want to Hear from You. Help MRCI bring a new Recovery Support Group to Indy!
We are looking for individuals who want to lend their voice to the development of a new recovery support group. Through 1:1 or group one hour interviews, participants will be asked a series of questions to gain insight on what it is missing and needed in recovery supports here in Indianapolis. More »
Governor Holcomb issues proclamation designating September as Recovery Month in Indiana
Indiana is attacking the drug crisis, working to save lives and helping people recover. More »
9 Indiana Programs Addressing Addiction You Need to Know About
The Innovation Now initiative recognizes innovators across multiple sectors needed at the table to address addiction – prevention, treatment, recovery, criminal justice, research, health professionals – leaders who are creating solutions and driving change. More »
The Goal of Recovery
It may not be the first way we think of helping people who struggle with addiction, but the Indiana Addiction Issues Coalition (IAIC) advocates for people and their recovery through public policy and education.
"Treatment is not the goal, recovery is the goal," says IAIC director Brandon George. "People need ongoing connections to systems. Indiana has a pretty good infrastructure for treatment. But it doesn't have an infrastructure for recovery. That's where we come in." More »