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IU makes recommendations for Indiana to improve response to opioid crisis

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Indiana University experts who assessed the state's opioid epidemic have made recommendations for how Indiana can better address the crisis. Indiana University experts who assessed the state's opioid epidemic have made recommendations for how Indiana can better address the crisis.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana University experts who assessed the state's opioid epidemic have made recommendations for how Indiana can better address the crisis.

The Indianapolis Star reports that the report released last week recommended changing state laws and policies, increasing the number of needle exchange programs and improving health care for people struggling with substance abuse.

The report is the first result of the university's $50 million Grand Challenges program.

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