Public-private partnership develops portal to assist Hoosiers facing
the opioid epidemic.
INDIANAPOLIS -- (Business Wire)
Know the O Facts (https://www.knowtheofacts.org),
part of the State of Indiana’s Next Level Recovery initiative, received
the Best in Industry recognition from the Web Marketing Association’s
Mobile Web Award, in the category of Best Medical Mobile Website. The
Know the O Facts website was developed by Indiana Interactive via a
public-private partnership with the Indiana Family and Social Services
Administration (FSSA) and the Indiana Office of Technology (IOT).
Designed to serve as a resource to reduce stigma associated with opioid
use disorder, the website provides tools to build awareness, details on
how individuals and employers can get involved, and includes information
regarding the State of Indiana’s initiatives to combat the opioid crisis.
“Since day one of his administration, Gov. Holcomb has made attacking
the drug crisis and helping people achieve recovery a key pillar of his
agenda,” said Jim McClelland, Indiana Executive Director for Drug
Prevention, Treatment and Enforcement. “It’s vital that we reduce the
stigma that can present a barrier to effective treatment and the Know
the O Facts campaign delivers the message that opioid use disorder is a
disease, there’s treatment and recovery is possible.”
The website has been accessed by more than 38,000 users seeking to learn
more about the epidemic since Aug. 15. More than 90 percent of all
visitors have viewed the website from a mobile device. The Web Marketing
Association has produced the annual WebAward competition for more than
20 years. Winners of the prestigious award include Fortune Global 500
companies, governmental agencies, and more. This award marks the 9th
time the State of Indiana has been honored by the Web Marketing
You can view a complete list of the awards IN.gov has received by
Visit Know the O Facts at KnowTheOFacts.org.
IN.gov is the official Web site of the state of Indiana (www.IN.gov)
and a service of the Indiana Office of Technology. The IN.gov program is
a collaborative effort between the state of Indiana and Indiana
Interactive. Indiana Interactive is the official eGovernment solutions
provider for the state of Indiana. The company builds and manages
interactive government services on behalf of the state and is a wholly
owned subsidiary of eGovernment firm NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV).
NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) is the nation’s premier provider of innovative
digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help
make government interactions more accessible for everyone through
technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more
than 13,000 digital government services for more than 6,000 federal,
state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the
ground-breaking personal assistant for government, Gov2Go, delivering
citizens personalized reminders and a single platform for all government
interactions. More information is available at www.egov.com.
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Source: Indiana Interactive
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