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Report on the Toll of Opioid Use in Indiana

Publication date: 
09/2016

The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, a private, independent foundation located in Indianapolis, recently focused a portion of its grantmaking on two primary causes of Indiana’s negative health outcomes: opioid prescription drug/heroin addiction, and tobacco use. The resources provided below are a result of their research on these topics, along with information to support grant initiatives. This information was shared at The Summit on Tobacco and Opioid Addiction for Indiana Funders in September 2016.

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Summit on Tobacco & Opioid Addiction for Indiana Funders

Publication date: 
09/2016

A presentation held on September 14, 2016, for Indiana funders, which was presented by the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation and Indiana Philanthropy Alliance. The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, a private, independent foundation located in Indianapolis, recently focused a portion of its grantmaking on two primary causes of Indiana’s negative health outcomes: opioid prescription drug/heroin addiction, and tobacco use.

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Report on the Tobacco Epidemic in Marion County and Indiana

Publication date: 
09/2016

The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, a private, independent foundation located in Indianapolis, recently focused a portion of its grantmaking on two primary causes of Indiana’s negative health outcomes: opioid prescription drug/heroin addiction, and tobacco use. The resources provided below are a result of their research on these topics, along with information to support grant initiatives. This information was shared at The Summit on Tobacco and Opioid Addiction for Indiana Funders in September 2016.

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Selected Examples of Current Funders of Opioid and Tobacco Initiatives

Publication date: 
09/2016

The following examples provide highlights of funders from Indiana and around the country that are addressing opioid and tobacco use in their communities in a variety of ways. While this is by no means a comprehensive list of funding initiatives, it does represent a range the way in which different types of funders have supported strategies to reduce opioid and tobacco use.

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Universal Design and Visitability

Publication date: 
12/2014

Traditional home design practices have built barriers to aging in place into much of our housing supply. These structural barriers prevent older adults, as well as people of any age who have disabilities, from leading independent lives; visiting friends, relatives, and neighbors; and participating fully in their communities. This brief explores two approaches to design that incorporate accessibility features.

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