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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 23, 2016

 

Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski urges the Tippecanoe County Commissioners to obtain more information before establishing syringe services program.

Tippecanoe Co. Asks State Health Dept. For Syringe Exchange

Tippecanoe County Commissioners approved the proposal, but Lafayette Mayor and Police Chief expressed concern and frustration.

November 18, 2016

 

State Police will get more that $500,000 to combat methamphetamine.

Dozens Arrested In Central Indiana Drug Sweep

Nearly 700 officers fanned out across the region Thursday morning to serve arrest and search warrants.

October 27, 2016

 

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Columbus Man Could Be Connected To Distribution Of Tainted Heroin

Police say the 25-year-old man could be connected to tainted heroin coming to Bartholomew County from Indianapolis and Cincinnati.

October 14, 2016

 

Brooks Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act

Prescription Drug Abuse Symposium Focuses On Heroin Epidemic

This is the seventh year for the Prescription Drug Abuse Symposium, but the first time it has focused on heroin abuse and how to reduce its supply.

October 7, 2016

 

On the left, a lethal dose of heroin; on the right, a lethal dose of fentanyl.

Overdoses Across Indiana Highlight Responders’ Lack Of Resources

Many first responders carry the overdose intervention drug naloxone, but when multiple overdoses occur in a short amount of time, it's common to run out.

October 6, 2016

 

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Petition To Institute Casey’s Law In Indiana Gains Support

Casey's Law originated in Kentucky. It allows a court to require involuntary treatment for those living with opioid addiction.

October 5, 2016

 

Naloxone

Zoeller Announces Naloxone Funding, Calls For Permanent Solution

Previous grants for naloxone provided kits to law enforcement and first responders in 45 counties. Att. Gen. Greg Zoeller wants to provide the drug statewide.

October 3, 2016

 

Bob Topmiller, chief of toxicology at the Hamilton County Coroner's Office, holds a small vial containing carfentanil extracted from a sample of blood.

Deadly Opioid Overwhelms First Responders And Crime Labs in Ohio

Carfentanil is part of a shift to synthetic opioids. Last year in Hamilton County, Ohio, there were more deaths attributed to fentanyl than to heroin.

September 28, 2016

 

From left: Andrew Christopher Ash, Christopher Paul Rees, Corey Brecken Hofelich.

Bartholomew County Police Arrest Three Connected To ‘Bad Heroin’

Last week, officers in Columbus responded to nine heroin overdoses within a few days.

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