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July 8, 2015

 

Heroin spoon and needle

Heroin Use Increasing Among Most Groups, CDC Report Finds

Parts of Indiana have witnessed an increasing number of heroin overdoses in recent months.

June 19, 2015

 

16 in 100,000 Hoosiers died from a drug overdose between 2011 and 2013, according to a report from  Trust of America's Health.

Increased Overdose Deaths Contribute To Fatal Injury Rates

A new report from Trust of America's Health measures fatal injury rates across the country.

June 12, 2015

 

A new law mandates police officers need to receive training to make sure they administer Narcan properly.

IN Police Officers Get Trained To Provide Overdose Meds

A graduate of Indiana State University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program made it her doctorial project to train police officers on the usage of Narcan.

May 28, 2015

 

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Morning Headline Roundup: Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Senate votes Sunday on an extension to the Patriot Act; the state bans bird transport because of H-5 avian influenza. Read more in our morning roundup.

May 12, 2015

 

heroin

Howard County Police Say Heroin Overdoses Are Unusually High

Howard County Coroner Jay Price says heroin overdoses have killed 11 individuals so far this year. Pending toxicology tests could raise that number to 17.

December 5, 2014

 

Heroin needles

Drug Task Force In Connersville Makes 24 Arrests

Task Force Connersville began operating Nov. 4 – it includes Connersville and Indiana State Police.

July 31, 2014

 

methadone

How Is Indiana Preparing For Limits On Drug Treatment Meds

The state is developing treatment rules prompted by legislation which significantly limits how much drug addiction treatment medication patients can take home.

March 21, 2014

 

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

How Shutting Down Heroin Dealers Can Increase Overdose Risk

In the second of a two-part series on Heroin, Simon Thompson looks at how shutting down heroin dealers can put users at higher risk of overdose.

November 14, 2013

 

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Coroner: IU Student Abigail Bott Died Of Accidental Overdose

IU freshman Abigail Bott was found dead in her dorm room last month.

October 7, 2013

 

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Report: Drug Overdose Deaths Have Quadrupled Since 1999

Indiana has the 17th highest drug overdose mortality rate in the country, a report from Trust for America’s Health indicates.

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