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October 19, 2017

 

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Millions Need Addiction Treatment, Family Doctors Could Help

More than two million Americans are addicted to opioids such as heroin and prescription painkillers.

August 25, 2017

 

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Youth Survey Finds Vaping, Tobacco And Drug Use Down

An annual survey of Indiana teens finds the use of tobacco, vapor, alcohol and drug use on the decline.

July 7, 2017

 

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Indiana Prosecutor Creates Documentary Warning Of Drug Use

The film has been viewed nearly 40,000 times since it was posted online in May.

March 31, 2017

 

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Opioid Replacement Compound Could Treat Chronic Pain

Researchers at Purdue are optimistic that the findings could help relieve opioid abuse.

March 23, 2017

 

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Treatment ‘Silos,’ Needle Exchange Bill Edges Forward

A bill that would give counties the ability to set up needle exchanges without first getting state approval is one step closer to becoming law.

March 13, 2017

 

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Vanderburgh County Officials Tackle Rising Heroin Use

In the first two months of this year, there have been three confirmed fatal doses of such drugs.

February 17, 2017

 

The Tippecanoe County Health Department has been working on a proposal for a syringe exchange program for more than a year.

Locals Could Soon Approve Needle Exchanges, But Still Lack Funding

Syringe exchange programs still face significant opposition from some officials, and funding the programs remains the largest barrier.

February 14, 2017

 

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Southern Indiana County’s Syringe Exchange Sees Slow Start

Clark County Health Officer Kevin Burke says the program has had a "slow but steady flow" of participants.

December 7, 2016

 

Allen County's needle exchange program is open for three hours each Tuesday evening.

Allen Becomes Latest Indiana County To Offer Needle Exchange

The department says it didn't advertise the opening of the program because it believed a soft opening was the best way to get the word out to those affected.

November 25, 2016

 

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Monroe County Extends Needle Exchange

Monroe County won state approval in December 2015 to operate a needle exchange.

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