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November 15, 2017

 

Labor of Love

Opioids Impact Indiana’s Infant Mortality Rate

Indiana's infant mortality rate continues to rise and is linked to substance use disorders.

November 9, 2017

 

James Trimnell (left) and Nathaniel Walmsley are charged with felony murder in connection with the overdose death of Rachel Walmsley.

Two Men Charged With Felony Murder For Overdose Death

The Ripley County prosecutor’s office is charging two men with felony murder for the July drug overdose death of a woman.

October 20, 2017

 

Barb Foley

Brown Co. Schools ‘Get Real’ About Addiction After Overdose Deaths

The Brown County school district and the sheriff's department are partnering in an attempt to stop students from trying meth, heroin or other drugs.

September 28, 2017

 

opioid summit

Prevention, Recovery Focus Of South Central Indiana Opioid Summit

The event focused on different aspects of addressing the opioid crisis, including through harm reduction and law enforcement.

August 23, 2017

 

siren police

Nearly 50 Nabbed In Suburban Indianapolis Drug-Dealing Sweep

Law enforcement agencies in Johnson County conducted the sweep that began Wednesday morning and had netted 49 suspects by early afternoon.

July 27, 2017

 

MAT

Opioid Treatment Center Expansion Met With Mixed Reactions

The opioid treatment centers offer medication-assisted recovery programs, which remain controversial.

June 23, 2017

 

Bloomington police car

Bloomington Police Investigating 10 Overdoses In 24 Hours

Police say in a statement the overdoses are preliminarily linked to a "tan colored heroin" and spice, a synthetic cannabinoid.

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

 

heroin syringe

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.

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