Non-profit focuses on harm reduction for IV drug users

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 …

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19-year-old wants to ‘be the change’ as she faces bipolar disorder

19-year-old wants to ‘be the change’ as she faces bipolar disorder

  ELLETTSVILLE, Ind. — Rachael Brown, a 19-year-old student at Ivy Tech Community College, heard a shocking diagnosis when she had an adverse reaction to painkiller during wisdom teeth extraction: She suffered from bipolar disorder. According to behavioral specialist Cheryl Ferguson, bipolar is a disorder that manifests with episodes of mania and depression, once called manic-depressive …

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Daughter shares memory of mom at Alzheimer’s walk

Daughter shares memory of mom at Alzheimer’s walk

  INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Fort Wayne resident Delana Etnyre joined 19 other family members Saturday, Oct. 10, to honor her mother, Verna Bates, at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. It was the 14th anniversary of Bates’s death. After the event, Etnyre shared a memory about Hershey’s candy bars and how they became a shared private …

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Habitat raises funds, and then walls, to get family in home by the holidays

Habitat raises funds, and then walls, to get family in home by the holidays

  SEE ALSO: Volunteer works so partner families have homes   PEOGA, Ind. — After two fundraisers in the past few months, Brown County Habitat for Humanity is ready to raise the walls on this year’s partner family home. On Tuesday, Oct. 6, workers will frame the walls on this three-bedroom house for Nathaniel and …

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Young Eagles: Pilot shares love of aviation with young people

The Heroin Project: Community steps up to fight addiction

19-year-old wants to ‘be the change’ as she faces bipolar disorder

Nashville mom shares passion for flowers with young daughters

Bloomington’s 4th Street Festival a hot ticket for arts enthusiasts

Veteran photographer evolves from journalist to artist

Mom gives daughter legacy by speaking against drunk driving

Graduate pursues art therapy career after suicide attempt

Ordinary Hoosier Cari Ray talks about roots, music and cowboy boots

21-year-old stays positive in battle with chronic adrenal fatigue

Brown County musician encourages consumers to shop local

Glimpse: Daughter shares memory of mom at Alzheimer’s walk

Activism: IU students march to raise awareness of climate change

Volunteer spotlight: Mom leads fundraiser for weekend meal program

What a hoop! Hudsucker Posse brings circus-style flow arts to town

Fricktion: Office worker by day, hip hop performer by night

A fading tradition: Hoosier finds passion caring for family, elderly

Preserving traditions: Casandra Karl teaches Papel Picado art

Heroin Hits Home Series: Parents share their story of addiction

The Heroin Project: Non-profit focuses on harm reduction for IV drug users

Habitat raises funds, and then walls, to get family in home by the holidays

Regional Report: Brown County revs up for October tourism

Small-town optometrist lives dream by building relationships with patients

Feature: Pole-vaulter sets high goals for herself and her future

Grandma, pearls ignite jewelry designer’s passion for art

Feature: Ashley Day brings big-city fashion to small town

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