Fairbanks Foundation Grant to Support Opioid-Dependent Mothers, Newborns

The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation awarded Indiana University School of Medicine $844,065 to support CARE Plus, which will leverage the window after opioid-dependent mothers give birth – a time of high motivation – to encourage them to start the recovery process. The goal is to help more opioid-dependent mothers get access to treatment, and to improve long-term health outcomes for those mothers and their infants.

The Foundation and the IU School of Medicine received the following coverage when announcing the grant: