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In the battle against opioids, we have an opportunity for effective policymaking through syringe exchanges
Claire Fiddian-Green is the President & CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. “Abusers.” “Reckless criminals.” These are the words of one pharmaceutical executive to describe the hundreds of thousands of Americans with opioid use disorder, uncovered in a wave of litigation facing the nation’s leading drug makers and sellers for their contributions to the opioid crisis. As these investigations bring more information to light, they are sure to change the way Americans think about the opioid epidemic. That’s good news. For too long, the stigma surrounding opioid use disorder has been a barrier to adopting public policies that treat the disease of addiction and prevent drug overdoses and death. Reluctance […]
Indianapolis eLearning Fund Announces Statewide Virtual Hub in Partnership with the College Football Playoff Foundation
A collaborative of local funders and nonprofit organizations launched the Indianapolis eLearning Fund on April 8th in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Education Innovation to assist Hoosier educators and families navigate the COVID-19 landscape.