Prevention Matters Implementation Grant
The Opioid Epidemic is Getting Worse—What Can We Do?
Alex Cohen is the Director of Learning and Evaluation for the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. From July 2016 to September 2017, Indiana’s emergency departments saw a 35 percent increase in opioid overdoses, according to data released this month from the CDC. The most dramatic increases occurred in metropolitan areas like Indianapolis. These numbers indicate that […]
New Research Finds Statewide Tobacco 21 (T-21) Laws Appear to be Working
According to @nberpubs, statewide Tobacco 21 (#T21) laws that prohibit the sale of tobacco products to people under the age of 21 appear to be having their intended outcome of reducing youth tobacco use.
Reducing tobacco use in Indiana would drive significant economic gains statewide, including more jobs, higher incomes, and greater population. Learn more here.
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