Starting the conversation

A new project through IU research brings together famous IU visitors, students, faculty and staff, who are sharing their personal stories in an effort to put an end to stigma.

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Reaching across disciplines 

A program through IU’s Responding to the Addictions Crisis Grand Challenge is preparing students, across professions and sectors, to recognize and respond to opioid and substance use disorder.

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Changing the conversation

IU and the Indiana State Museum are working together to shift the conversation around substance use disorder.  

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Exposure to opioids

IU School of Medicine's Brady Atwood is studying the effects of in utero exposure to opioids on neonatal, adolescent and adult physiology and behavior as part of the Addictions Crisis Grand Challenge.

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Preparing Indiana's workforce

IU's Responding to the Addictions Crisis Grand Challenge has helped faculty train and educate hundreds of professionals and students throughout the state.

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Reducing stigma

IU student and faculty team up with officals and community members in Miami County to organize photo exhibit aimed at reducing stigma. 

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Educating others

IU mom Becky Savage is turning the tragedy of losing two of her sons to substance use into an opportunity to help others. 

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Inspiring the next generation

Students at the IU McKinney School of Law recently dug in to how law and policy play a role in the national opioid epidemic and explored their own legislative solutions to the problem.

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Leading the way

IU’s Responding to the Addictions Crisis Grand Challenge has been awarded the Indiana Innovation Now Award by the Addiction Policy Forum.

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