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September 2, 2016

 

A new study from the IU School of Medicine looks into the neurological source of addiction cravings like those experienced by people suffering from alcoholism.

Noon Edition: New Findings In Addiction Brain Research

This week on Noon Edition we’ll talk to local experts about these studies and the current state of brain research in Indiana and around the country.

August 31, 2016

 

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

CDC Awards $519K To Indiana For Overdose Prevention

The funds will increase education and training in the overdose-intervention drug naloxone for first responders and lay providers.

August 30, 2016

 

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State Health Dept. To Give Naloxone To 20 Counties

Community members will be able to go to the local health department to get training on how to administer naloxone and receive a free dose.

August 25, 2016

 

Police used Nalaxone in every instance to revive those who overdosed.

More Heroin Arrests In Jennings County Likely

Eighteen people overdosed Tuesday across two counties leaving one person dead.

August 24, 2016

 

Drug overdose deaths in Indiana increased by 9.6 percent from 2013 to 2014.

IN Joins Cincinnati Summit To Combat Drug Abuse Epidemic

Indiana is one of 14 states with significant drug overdose death rate increases from 2013 to 2014.

August 11, 2016

 

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Community Health Network Connects The Public With Naloxone

A state law signed last year makes the opioid overdose reversal drug available to the public.

July 29, 2016

 

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Howard Co. Prosecutor Opposes Needle Exchange Proposal

Howard County Prosecutor Mark McCann says providing clean needles to drug addicts isn’t the right way to address increasing rates of HIV and Hepatitis C.

July 27, 2016

 

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Lawrence County Asks State For Syringe Exchange Program

Pending state approval, Lawrence County will work with the Indiana Recovery Alliance to fund and staff the mobile unit.

July 12, 2016

 

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Syringe Exchange On Horizon As Tipp. Co. Hep-C Cases Rise

County data show 61 percent of new hepatitis C cases last year occurred in people who had injected drugs.

July 8, 2016

 

Zoeller says the federal government helped create the problem, and needs to help pay its way out of it.

Federal Opioid Addiction Treatment Funding In Jeopardy

CARA hit a snag this week when democrats pushed for an extra $920 million in funding to pay for additional treatment for addicts. That request was unsuccessful.

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