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February 7, 2016

 

Heroin and paraphernalia used to cook, prepare and inject heroin, confiscated in Indiana.

$1 Billion Opioid Abuse Treatment Plan Could Include Indiana

The proposal includes $910 million for “cooperative agreements” with states to potentially lower the cost of treatment and increase its accessibility.

January 13, 2016

 

President Obama delivers his eighth and final State of the Union address Tuesday night.

Drug Abuse Advocacy Group Responds To President’s SOTU

President Obama called out prescription drug abuse as a problem that Americans are currently facing in his final State of the Union address.

November 20, 2015

 

Heroin confiscated from the Indiana streets

Governor Pence’s Drug Task Force Meets In South Bend

A task force on drug enforcement and treatment met Thursday in South Bend for the third time this year.

October 30, 2015

 

Boiling up heroin

Surgeon General: Much To Be Done To Address Opioid Addiction

Murthy said the state and country need to accelerate prescription-drug monitoring programs, options for addiction treatment and access to naloxone.

October 29, 2015

 

Police officers from several stations throughout the state have been carrying Narcan, an opioid antidote, while they’re on duty.

AG Announces Program To Expand Agency Access To Naloxone

Only 55 of Indiana’s nearly 500 law enforcement agencies are trained and equipped with the drug.

October 26, 2015

 

Governor Mike Pence has acted on eight recommendations from the first two meetings of the drug abuse task force, drawing praise from state and federal officials.

Drug Task Force Recommendations Rehash Old Initiatives

Gov. Mike Pence has acted on eight recommendations from the first two meetings of the drug abuse task force, drawing praise from state and federal officials

October 22, 2015

 

President Obama is calling for increased access to drug treatment programs and more training for doctors to combat a surge in heroin use

President Obama Calls For More Access To Drug Treatment

President Obama is calling for increased access to drug treatment programs and more training for doctors to combat a surge in heroin use.

October 16, 2015

 

In just the past month alone, 15 people have died from heroin overdoses in Hamilton County

Hamilton County Ranks 9th In The State For Heroin Overdoses

In just the past month alone, 15 people have died from heroin overdoses in Hamilton County.

October 6, 2015

 

Heroin and paraphernalia used to cook, prepare and inject heroin for confiscated in Indiana

Shelbyville Witnesses Spate Of Heroin Overdoses, No Deaths

Shelbyville Police Department Lt. Michael Turner says the town is seeing an increase in heroin use.

September 4, 2015

 

Connersville

Connersville Depicts The Tough Road To Defeating Drug Abuse

Connersville recently started a multi-state collaboration to address drug abuse, much like the statewide task force the governor is creating.

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