Drug Use

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Drug overdose deaths have been on the rise in Indiana and across the country over the last several years, mainly at the hands of opioids. 

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The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index has consistently found the Hoosier State to be  among the worst for individual well-being.  And in a new report released Wednesday, Indiana landed among the top ten states for  mood-altering medication use. 

According to the polling firm, Gallup, more than 22 percent of Hoosiers claim to use  prescription or illegal drugs regularly.