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 coverag…
NEW INITIATIVE WILL ADDRESS SERVICE GAP FOR OPIOID-DEPENDENT MOTHERS THROUGH WRAPAROUND SERVICES, HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGN
The program, supported with $844,065 from the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, will combat the opioid epidemic from the lens of the patient.
INDIANAPOLIS (June 27, 2018) — A new initiative will help address a gap in care for Indiana’s rising number of postpartum mothers dependent on opioids and their babies through a patient-centric approach.
The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation awarded Indiana University School of Medicine $844,065 to support CARE Plus, which will leverage the window afte…
STUDY: INDIANA’S TOBACCO CONTROL EFFORTS WOEFULLY UNDERFUNDED
Despite persistently high smoking rates, the Hoosier state’s spending on tobacco control is 11 percent of federal recommendations, less than half of the national average.
INDIANAPOLIS (June 5, 2018) — Comprehensive tobacco control efforts play a powerful role in reducing smoking and the health and economic toll of the smoking epidemic. But Indiana woefully underfunds these initiatives, falling far below federal recommendations and dollars spent in other states, a report released today by …