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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.

May 2, 2016

 

The outbreak is tied to intravenous drug use of Opana.

Scott Co. Public Health Emergency, Needle Exchange Extended

Since February of 2015, 191 people have tested positive for HIV in Scott County.

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 22, 2016

 

syringe

Wayne County Submits Syringe Exchange Proposal For Approval

If approved, the program would be the seventh request and the fifth approved syringe exchange in Indiana.

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.

April 11, 2016

 

Naloxone

All Indiana University Police Departments To Get Naloxone

The naloxone kits come at no cost to the university and will allow officers to immediately help those who overdose on opioids.

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

 

Police Car Lights

Former Columbus Police Officer Arrested For Stealing Drugs

Jeremy Coomes stole cocaine, meth, marijuana and other controlled substances that were seized by police.

March 23, 2016

 

Prescription drug abuse is on the rise in Indiana.

FDA Adds Enhanced Warnings For Prescription Opiates

Research shows opioid addiction usually begins with prescription abuse.

March 17, 2016

 

heroin community meeting

Community In Heroin Crisis: ‘We’re Not In Kansas Anymore.’

Ravenswood in Indianapolis held a community meeting to discuss how to deal with their growing heroin problem.

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