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Category: FIX

Irsay Collection to loan ‘Big Book’ from Alcoholics Anonymous for display in Indiana State Museum’s opioid exhibit

INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 24, 2020) – In Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), it’s known as the "Big Book" – a treatment plan that lays out the 12-step program that the group is known for.  The original draft of the manuscript is coming to the Indiana State Museum starting Feb. 1 and will be on display in the museum’s new exhibit, FIX: Heartbreak and Hope Inside Our Opioid Crisis . The book is on loan to the museum from The Jim Irsay Collection, a robust assemblage... Read More
Posted by Emily Winship at 1/24/20

Indiana State Museum and IU to host naloxone training event

INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 17, 2020) – The Indiana State Museum and Indiana University’s Responding to the Addiction Crisis Grand Challenge will host a panel discussion and naloxone (brand name Narcan) training event that is free and open to the public on Feb. 1. This event coincides with opening day of the museum’s exhibit, FIX: Heartbreak and Hope Inside Our Opioid Crisis . Naloxone is an FDA-approved medication that is administered in an emergency to counter the effects of an... Read More
Posted by Emily Winship at 1/17/20