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February 10, 2017

 

syringe

Bloomington Police Respond To Nine Overdoses In Three Days

Police say they used naloxone to revive people in almost every situation.

February 8, 2017

 

Naloxone

Muncie Authorities Blame New Batch Of Heroin For OD Spike

Muncie health officials administered 21 doses of the overdose antidote Narcan over the first five days of the month.

February 2, 2017

 

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New Electrical Device Helps Addicts On Probation

Greenwood City Court is implementing a new program to give opiate addicts on probation the option of rehabilitation or jail.

February 2, 2017

 

Naloxone

Indiana Senate Panel OKs Schools Storing Overdose Antidote

Supporters say the emergency medications would be useful to a general population who may have a life-threatening emergency while at schools.

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.

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