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May 15, 2017

 

Opioid overdose rates by county, according to a new report from the Indiana State Department of Health.

ISDH Launches County Profiles To Fight Opioid Epidemic

The information is not meant to rank counties or serve as a comparison, but rather to give counties a snapshot of their risks and trends.

April 27, 2017

 

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More Than 40 Arrested In Southern Indiana Drug Probe

Jeffersonville Police Department Sgt. Isaac Parker said Wednesday that officers made 22 arrests in the previous 48 hours.

April 24, 2017

 

Opioid abuse

Indiana Gets Nearly $11M To Combat Heroin, Opioid Abuse

The grants were awarded based in part on overdose death rates.

April 20, 2017

 

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Three Die In Heroin-Suspected Overdoses In Vigo County

Some officers are now carrying up to three doses of naloxone.

April 17, 2017

 

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Drug Overdoses Double To-Date For Tippecanoe Emergency Service

Officials say meth overdoses have decreased, in part because lawmakers cracked down on access to meth ingredients.

April 5, 2017

 

Pharmacy Drugs

House Vote To Crack Down On Heroin Dealers, Pharmacy Robbers

Critics argue the legislature is “backsliding” to previous, failed attempts to address the drug epidemic.

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.

March 3, 2017

 

Heroin Fentanyl

As Opioid Prescriptions Fell, Deaths Involving Heroin Rose

A new study has found that restricting opioid prescriptions may have an unintended side effect: more overdose deaths involving heroin and fentanyl.

February 10, 2017

 

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Bloomington Police Respond To Nine Overdoses In Three Days

Police say they used naloxone to revive people in almost every situation.

February 8, 2017

 

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Muncie Authorities Blame New Batch Of Heroin For OD Spike

Muncie health officials administered 21 doses of the overdose antidote Narcan over the first five days of the month.

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