Indiana Drug Statistics and Resources

Indiana residents in addiction recovery can turn to an array of different resources to find the help they need. Various institutions exist throughout the state to support individuals and families affected by this condition, including public sector programs, nonprofit organizations, harm reduction centers, and private rehabs, among others.

At these locations, clients can access services that include crisis intervention, medication assisted treatment (MAT), inpatient and outpatient treatment, and aftercare support. Providers incorporate holistic and evidence based therapies and may offer specialized support for designated populations including veterans, college students, and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Drug Statistics in Indiana

Addiction Nonprofits in Indiana

Indiana Recovery Network

This organization offers comprehensive support for individuals in addiction recovery. They maintain a searchable online database of treatment providers across the state and operate in person Regional Recovery Hubs to connect residents to peer recovery coaches, community health services, and certified specialists in their area.


This nonprofit provides preventative education, addiction treatment, and recovery support services for adolescents and adults. They help individuals find local resources including crisis hotlines, SUD treatment providers, transitional housing, and similar support in their region.

Overdose Lifeline

This is a statewide nonprofit organization that provides advocacy, educational resources, harm reduction supplies, overdose prevention training, and other forms of support for individuals and families affected by addiction. They offer two youth awareness and prevention programs focused on increasing teen awareness around substance use.

Harm Reduction Programs

Indiana Recovery Alliance

This is a human right advocacy group that supports individuals impacted by drug use. They provide advocacy services, referrals to treatment providers, and harm reduction supplies at pop up locations around the greater Bloomington region. Available resources include safer use supplies, HIV and Hepatitis C testing, wound care items, and community outreach services.

Indiana Department of Health: Division of HIV, STI, Viral Hepatitis

This department supports community programs across the state that offer harm reduction and syringe service programs (SSPs). They provide educational materials on the impact of harm reduction, give an overview of the programs offered, and help individuals connect with appropriate treatment providers.

Damien Center

Recognized as the state’s oldest and largest AIDS service organization (ASO), this center provides a variety of programs and services including mental health and SUD treatment. They also offer harm reduction services and supplies including naloxone, safe syringe exchanges, peer recovery support, Hepatitis C and HIV testing, and safer smoking, injecting, and snorting materials. They can make referrals to supportive community services for additional treatment.

Government Grants & Resources

Indiana Family and Social Services Administration: Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA)

This division helps individuals in Indiana find help for drug and alcohol addictions. Their services include connections to treatment programs and recovery housing, educational resources, and training for service providers. They maintain a searchable database of treatment options across the state, which individuals can filter to meet their individual needs.

NextLevel Recovery Indiana

An initiative of the Indiana State Government, this program connects individuals in addiction recovery with local SUD treatment providers in their area. They also share resources for substance use prevention and equip prescribers, first responders, and community leaders with the resources they need to recognize and respond to an overdose.

Shatterproof Treatment Atlas

Enacted in 2023 and funded by the DMHA, this resource gives Indiana residents immediate access to recovery support services across the state. The program is offered in partnership with Shatterproof, a nationwide recovery focused nonprofit organization. The website includes a dashboard that lists the more than 600 addiction treatment facilities in Indiana, measuring each one by its use of evidence based practices. Individuals complete a short, 10 question quiz to find providers best aligned with their needs.

College Addiction Resources

Indiana University Bloomington: Substance Use Disorder Recovery

This program provides support services for students in addiction recovery. In addition to individual and group counseling, they also offer case management, substance free socialization opportunities, and referrals to on campus and community based treatment resources.

Ivy Tech Community College: Collegiate Recovery-Addiction Program

This program helps college students facing drug or alcohol addictions access the recovery services they need. They operate monthly Student Collegiate Recovery meetings that offer peer based support and can also make referrals to community providers as needed.

Ball State University: Counseling Center

Bell State University provides individual and group counseling services to students addicted to alcohol and other drugs. They offer online screenings, connections to community-based resources, and an on-campus quiet room for education and reflection.

Purdue University: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

The CAPS program at Purdue University supports students seeking recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. After an initial assessment to understand each student’s needs, providers will recommend appropriate resources. Available services include individual and group therapy, care management, clinical consultations, and referrals to other on-campus and off-campus resources.

LGBTQ+ Resources

Indy Pride, Inc.

In addition to hosting an annual festival and parade, Indy Pride also facilitates regular community events to uplift and support the Indianapolis’ LGBTQ+ population. They partner with local organizations to conduct these events, and maintain an up-to-date webpage with links to affirming, welcoming providers including counseling and mental health support groups.

The LGBTQ Center

Located in South Bend, the LGBTQ Center promotes positivity and inclusivity throughout the city’s LGBTQ+ community. They provide peer-based groups that allow individuals to participate in social activities and discussions and offer free, in-person or telehealth counseling in partnership with Seasons Counseling of Michiana. They also host community advocacy and outreach events throughout the year.

ACLU of Indiana

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) ensures that all Indiana residents, including members of the LGBTQ+ community, have fair and equitable access to public services, educational opportunities, medical care, and more. They seek to change discriminatory policies, educate the public, and advocate about timely issues.

Veterans Programs

Indiana VA Medical Centers

Two VA Medical Centers in Indiana offer SUD treatment for veterans, military personnel, and their families. These include the Fort Wayne VA Medical Center, which provides an intensive outpatient program (IOP), and the Marion VA Medical Center, which provides 24 hour residential treatment.

Richard L. Roudebush VAMC

This center provides IOP and general outpatient (OP) services for veterans in addiction recovery. They also offer an opioid specific treatment program.

Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs

The Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs connects military members, veterans, and their family members with an array of supportive resources including housing assistance, financial assistance, benefits claim submittals, educational opportunities, and healthcare providers. Veterans seeking SUD treatment support can contact the department to connect with local behavioral health specialists.

Indigenous & Tribal Programs

St. Joseph’s Indian School: Native American Mental Health Services

St. Joseph’s Indian School supports young members of the Lakota (Sioux) Native American tribe. They provide comprehensive health services for every student. Available youth-focused programs include individual and group counseling as well as holistic techniques including recreational therapy, art therapy, and peer support groups.

Indiana Native American Indian Affairs Commission

This commission provides cultural events, educational outreach, and social opportunities for members of the state’s American Indian community. Their Health Resources page connects visitors to culturally sensitive providers located throughout the state.

Drug Laws in Indiana

Indiana Lifeline Law

Under this law, individuals who seek medical assistance for someone suffering from an alcohol related health event may receive limited immunity from arrest and prosecution. This could exempt them from being charged for offenses such as minor possession and consumption, minor transport, and crimes of public intoxication. To qualify, individuals must provide identification details, remain at the scene, and comply with all requests from law enforcement personnel.

Naloxone Access Law

This law allows any individual seeking naloxone to obtain this life-saving addiction medication from their local pharmacy, even without a prescription.

Indiana Good Samaritan Law

This law provides immunity for individuals who call 911 for themselves or someone else during a suspected overdose. If they seek help from emergency personnel, those individuals will have a degree of protected against drug possession charges and persecution.

Indiana OWI Law

Indiana defines driving a vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher as operating while intoxicated (DWI). For underage drivers, this limit lowers to 0.02%. Drivers can face fines, driver’s license suspensions, and even jail time for a first offense.


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