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April 25, 2019

Drug and alcohol addiction program resources

Here is a list of resources that offer drug and alcohol addiction programs and specialties. It is not necessarily comprehensive or complete. Alcoholics Anonymous Group of […]
April 25, 2019

Finding Religion in Recovery

Religion and rehab saved two men from addiction. Now, they are spreading the word By Bailey Cline Tragedy came early and often for Bon Funkhouser who, […]
April 24, 2019

An Unbreakable Bond

By Olivia Adams A husband and wife. A dad and his son. A mother and her daughter. These are relationships that are sacred in some families. […]
April 24, 2019

In her own words: A life Turned Around

By Rhea Graham When I look back on my life I could never have dreamed or imagined that it would be what it is today. I […]
April 24, 2019

A New Approach

By Lauren DeLorenzo After changing its approach to drug arrests in 2017, the Delaware County Prosecutor’s office said it has more than twice as many convictions […]
April 24, 2019

Doctors Exercise Caution in Pain Management Treatments

By Summer Davis Pain management in the era of an opioid addiction epidemic — arguably one of the worst drug crisis in U.S. history —  calls […]
April 24, 2019

The Biggest Leap

Loren Dent After walking into the hospital for two kidney surgeries in 2009, Emily Bowman could not have predicted the addiction journey she would soon face. […]
April 24, 2019

Life After Rehab

By Mary Freda Meridian Health Services and its Addiction Recovery Center in Richmond, Indiana, addresses a growing demand for residential alcohol and drug recovery programs in […]
April 24, 2019

Addicts at New Muncie Gym Lift More than Weights

By Paige Washington When owner Mac Hines walks into Big Time Barbell, he’s lifting more than weights. With every rep, the burdens of his own past […]
April 24, 2019

Second Chance at Life

By: Christian Sarber While addiction in the workforce takes its toll on employers, families and the community, two local businessmen say more can be done to […]
April 24, 2019

A Family Process

By: Shelby Jones At age 19, Kira Szarka has seen more than her share of the ravages that addiction causes. She has also been part of […]
April 24, 2019

One Day at A Time

By: Samantha Kupiainen “Hey Rhea . . . I’m from Springfield, Mass and I am a recovering meth addict,” read the FB message. “Today was a […]
April 24, 2019

Maternal Treatment Program Saving Lives of Mother and Child

By: Noah Adamek Katie Garland, a 23-year-old mother of a newborn, said she turned to Meridian Health Services Maternal Treatment Program to stop using drugs, at […]
April 24, 2019

A Road to Recovery

By: Patrick Murphy These days, 55-year-old Brian Bell leads as many as 60 drug and alcohol addicts in a faith-based addiction recovery meeting every Thursday night […]
April 24, 2019

A Lifelong Process

By: Shelby Jones When Lea Suesz was in kindergarten, her parents were divorced, but she didn’t know why. She remembers going back and forth between her […]
April 24, 2019

Muncie Mission Expands Housing for Recovering Addicts

By: Michelle Kaufman When Frank Baldwin became director of the Muncie Mission in 2014, he and his staff were frustrated with the outcomes of their addiction […]
April 24, 2019

Man on a Mission Embraces Life After Addiction

By: Michelle Kaufman For around 30 years, Andy Ray battled one form of addiction or another. After waking up in 2015 in the hospital after his […]
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