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October 20, 2017

 

Two hands hold a dose of the overdose anditode naloxone.

3 Fort Wayne Students Hospitalized After Taking Unknown Drug

Authorities say two students at a Fort Wayne high school had to be revived with an overdose antidote after they and a third student became ill at the school.

October 20, 2017

 

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Brown Co. Schools ‘Get Real’ About Addiction After Overdose Deaths

The Brown County school district and the sheriff's department are partnering in an attempt to stop students from trying meth, heroin or other drugs.

September 15, 2017

 

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Health Centers Receive Millions To Combat Opioid Epidemic

Twenty-one centers in Indiana have been awarded funds to help increase behavioral health services.

September 13, 2017

 

Bob Topmiller, chief of toxicology at the Hamilton County Coroner's Office, holds a small vial containing carfentanil extracted from a sample of blood.

Wayne County Opioid Deaths In 2017 Already Pass 2016 Figure

Wayne County Coroner Ron Stevens says he recently saw the county's 49th confirmed opioid-related death for 2017. There were 44 opioid-related deaths in 2016.

September 1, 2017

 

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New ISP Task Force Aims To Arrest One Drug Dealer A Day

Police say it’s about creating a safe, drug free state. But advocates worry that it’s harkening back to the failed war on drugs of the 1970s.

August 25, 2017

 

41-year-old Christopher Hinds was connected to treatment through Project Point, a pilot connecting ER patients with addiction treatment.

When An Overdose Becomes A Gateway To Recovery

Some emergency room doctors see the influx of patients experiencing an opioid overdose as a missed opportunity.

July 11, 2017

 

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UPDATE: Monroe County Sheriff’s Naloxone Supply Restocked

The remaining kits will be reserved for emergency responders.

July 5, 2017

 

Synthetic marijuana, or spice, can cause severe, negative reactions to the people who abuse the drug.

Synthetic Marijuana Becoming Growing Issue For Bloomington

Bloomington community leaders are looking for the next step to get people to recovery after responding to an uptick in overdoses over the past two weeks.

June 23, 2017

 

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Hoosier Hospitals Using Federal Data To Tackle Opioid Problems

The rate of opioid related admissions to Indiana hospitals and emergency departments has increased dramatically over the past 10 years.

June 23, 2017

 

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Bloomington Police Investigating 10 Overdoses In 24 Hours

Police say in a statement the overdoses are preliminarily linked to a "tan colored heroin" and spice, a synthetic cannabinoid.

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