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October 25, 2016

 

opioid abuse

Officials Propose New Way To Help Inmates Detox From Addiction

Some Allen County officials say the plan would save taxpayer money and reduce the likelihood of inmates ending up back in jail after release.

August 30, 2016

 

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State Health Dept. To Give Naloxone To 20 Counties

Community members will be able to go to the local health department to get training on how to administer naloxone and receive a free dose.

February 7, 2016

 

Heroin and paraphernalia used to cook, prepare and inject heroin, confiscated in Indiana.

$1 Billion Opioid Abuse Treatment Plan Could Include Indiana

The proposal includes $910 million for “cooperative agreements” with states to potentially lower the cost of treatment and increase its accessibility.

December 7, 2015

 

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What Can Hoosier Employers Do About Prescription Drug Abuse?

About one in five employers reported an injury or near miss due to prescription drug issues.

September 4, 2015

 

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Connersville Depicts The Tough Road To Defeating Drug Abuse

Connersville recently started a multi-state collaboration to address drug abuse, much like the statewide task force the governor is creating.

April 29, 2015

 

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Sen. Donnelly Bill Would Train Police To Handle Drug Abuse

Senator Joe Donnelly's legislation would establish a task force to develop procedures on how police and first responders should handle overdoses.

February 25, 2015

 

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State Department Of Health Working To Contain HIV Outbreak

The state says there have been 26 confirmed HIV infections, with an additional four more likely positives.

August 29, 2014

 

A drug grinder and weights

Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” August 29, 2014

Experts say the balanced school calendar is good for students, but at what cost to businesses and what officials are doing to stop drug abuse in hospitals.

August 28, 2014

 

Prescription pills

Coming Up Friday at 6 p.m. On “Indiana Newsdesk”

Experts say the balanced school calendar is good for students, but at what cost to businesses and what officials are doing to stop drug abuse in hospitals.

June 9, 2014

 

prescription drugs

Report Shows Prescription Drug Tracking Program Is Effective

Researchers studying the INSPECT system say it is effective at helping to prevent drug abuse.

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