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.
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.
Twenty-one centers in Indiana have been awarded funds to help increase behavioral health services.
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.
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.
Some emergency room doctors see the influx of patients experiencing an opioid overdose as a missed opportunity.
The remaining kits will be reserved for emergency responders.
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.
The rate of opioid related admissions to Indiana hospitals and emergency departments has increased dramatically over the past 10 years.
Police say in a statement the overdoses are preliminarily linked to a "tan colored heroin" and spice, a synthetic cannabinoid.