In the first two months of this year, there have been three confirmed fatal doses of such drugs.
A new study has found that restricting opioid prescriptions may have an unintended side effect: more overdose deaths involving heroin and fentanyl.
Police say they used naloxone to revive people in almost every situation.
Muncie health officials administered 21 doses of the overdose antidote Narcan over the first five days of the month.
Greenwood City Court is implementing a new program to give opiate addicts on probation the option of rehabilitation or jail.
Supporters say the emergency medications would be useful to a general population who may have a life-threatening emergency while at schools.
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.
Tippecanoe County Commissioners approved the proposal, but Lafayette Mayor and Police Chief expressed concern and frustration.
Nearly 700 officers fanned out across the region Thursday morning to serve arrest and search warrants.
Police say the 25-year-old man could be connected to tainted heroin coming to Bartholomew County from Indianapolis and Cincinnati.