substance abuse

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Bouncing on a purple exercise ball, Alyssa talks to her new teacher about what classes she needs to graduate. 

 "There’s a Psychology 1 as an elective, I would take that, but I already took psychology and sociology... And I feel like Heartland in general is a psychology class," she says, laughing.

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A new statewide campaign to address stigma associated with mental illness and substance use disorders launched Monday. The "Stigma Never Helps" campaign is designed to break down barriers to treatment. 

The Evansville area has lower-than-average health outcomes in several different metrics. Local officials have identified four key areas for improvement as a part of the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment.

The Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse met in Indianapolis Thursday to discuss programs to treat pregnant women with substance use disorders. Community Health Network provided an update on their work so far.

Youth Summit Addresses Substance Abuse Prevention

Apr 17, 2019

Dozens of Indiana students attended a substance abuse prevention summit at the Statehouse. The event highlighted the expansion of one program to reduce prescription drug abuse.