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April 27, 2016

 

Justin Phillips featured in the IndyStar

Indiana Woman One Of Ten To Receive White House Award

Justin Phillips has committed her time to advocating for awareness about heroin addiction and treatment since losing her son Aaron to a heroin overdose.

April 13, 2016

 

Syringes.

Wayne County Likely To Approve Needle Exchange Program

Wayne County ranks fourth in the state in Hepatitis C cases, so health officials declared a public health emergency in October.

March 31, 2016

 

Drugs

Drug Addiction Recovery House For Women Coming To Greenfield

Hancock County currently has no recovery houses for those who have suffered from addiction, but residents are working to change that.

March 31, 2016

 

Clyde Polly says people have injected the opioid painkiller Opana at his home in Austin, Ind.

Inside A Small House At The Heart Of Indiana’s Opioid Crisis

A story from NPR's new podcast Embedded, which digs deep into the stories behind the news.

March 31, 2016

 

Police Car Lights

Former Columbus Police Officer Arrested For Stealing Drugs

Jeremy Coomes stole cocaine, meth, marijuana and other controlled substances that were seized by police.

March 21, 2016

 

Gov. Mike Pence speaks at Hope Academy during a ceremony signing several drug abuse prevention bills.

Pence Signs Several Drug Abuse Prevention Bills

Pence says the state is taking a “three-legged stool approach” to confronting drug abuse and addiction in Indiana.

March 18, 2016

 

The Indiana Recovery Alliance runs a mobile syringe exchange program.

One Year After HIV Outbreak, More Counties Being Proactive

Since Scott County got approval for its needle exchange other communities have been going through the process to start their own programs.

March 10, 2016

 

Sen. Donnelly in Bloomington, Indiana in March, 2016.

Sen. Donnelly Working On Legislation To Combat Opioid Abuse

Donnelly says the legislation would provide programs to help establish best prescribing practices.

March 8, 2016

 

Susan Brooks at a Child Advocates event on March 7, 2016.

Leaders Work To Lessen Impact Of Opioid Abuse On Kids

U.S. Congresswoman Susan Brooks met with professionals working to stem the epidemic.

March 6, 2016

 

Heroin confiscated from the Indiana streets

DEA Cracks Down On Opiate Distribution In Bartholomew County

In the past week, there have been three suspected heroin overdoses in Bartholomew County.

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