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June 15, 2016

 

Pain killers

President’s Budget: $19M To Address Indiana’s Drug Epidemic

Indiana would receive the 16th highest amount of federal funding under the president's proposal.

May 12, 2016

 

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Indiana Rep. Passes Federal Bill To Fight Opioid Epidemic

The bill establishes a task force to identify best practices for fighting the country’s opioid epidemic.

May 9, 2016

 

The number and rate of hepatitis C infections had been on the decline in Indiana until 2014, according to numbers from the Indiana Department of Health.

Hep C Increases In Indiana, Deaths Lag Behind U.S. Average

State health department officials say reasons for that increase could include more testing, an increase in test accuracy and a rise in injection drug use.

May 6, 2016

 

drugs

Man Arrested For Selling Heroin Cut With Fentanyl

Police arrested Michael Pinner Wednesday during a “Buy-bust” at the Martinsville Walmart.

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

 

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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.

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