• News,  The Heroin Project

    Non-profit focuses on harm reduction for IV drug users

      NOTE: This is Part 1 of a profile on Indiana Recovery Alliance. The second segment will be part of a larger special feature on the impact of heroin use on social and community services in Indiana. The full package will be published in upcoming months.   BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Social worker Chris Abert started a non-profit outreach service to help those at risk for disease and death due to intravenous drug use. With heroin use and HIV diagnoses in Indiana reaching epidemic proportion, his agency has grown from three to more than 60 volunteers. The Indiana Recovery Alliance focuses on harm reduction¬†in whatever manner the person deems necessary. Abert…