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RMFF RELEASE: STUDY FINDS SYSTEM-WIDE BARRIERS TO ACCESSING MEDICATION FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER IN INDIANAPOLIS

Addressing the confusion, complexity and stigma surrounding medication as treatment is key to expanding access and reducing overdose deaths INDIANAPOLIS (March 5, 2020) — Treating opioid use disorder (OUD) with medication has proven to improve outcomes for people suffering from the disease, but an analysis released today shows that while such treatment and related services like counseling are available in Indianapolis, accessing them can be confusing and complicated. As a result, many India…

RMFF RELEASE: $10 MILLION GRANT WILL REVITALIZE INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM ART & NATURE PARK AND GROW ITS CAPACITY TO SERVE

Funding from the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation will support enhancements to art, trails, parking, nature conservation and more at the Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park INDIANAPOLIS (March 20, 2019) —An Indianapolis art and nature destination will expand its reach and community impact through improved infrastructure, upgrades to enhance accessibility, and new art installations, all supported by $10 million from the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. The 10-year grant announced toda…

RMFF RELEASE: INDIANA’S OBESITY RATE RANKS 12th IN U.S., COSTING HOOSIERS $8.5 BILLION ANNUALLY

New report shows environmental factors have driven growth in Indiana’s obesity rates and recommends collective action to address the health epidemic. INDIANAPOLIS (March 13, 2019) — One in three Hoosier adults is obese, and more than two in three are overweight or obese, costing Indiana an estimated $8.5 billion in 2017– most of which is borne by households and the private sector. A report released today by the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation underscores these findings, showing that obe…
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