WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded over $300 million to government entities in 45 states, including over $9 million to Indiana to fight the opioid epidemic. The BJA's Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program provides financial and technical help to state and local jurisdictions to identify, treat and support those affected by opioid abuse. 

The Indiana recipients are:

  • Hamilton County Council on Alcohol and Other Drugs- $490,343 
  • Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County- $900,000
  • Family and Social Services Administration- $4,313,050
  • Criminal Justice Institute- $735,950 
  • State Department of Health- $1,000,000
  • Miami County Government- $443,656
  • Marion Superior Court- $500,000
  • Knox County- $499,597
  • Indiana University- $445,244 
  • City of Fort Wayne- $144,347