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August 31, 2016

 

Community members remember those that have passed away from drug overdoses.

Community Gathers To Remember Those Lost To Overdose

Community members gathered on the steps outside of the Monroe County Courthouse Wednesday evening to remember those that have passed away from drug overdoses.

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 26, 2016

 

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Fentanyl Opioid Coming From Overseas, Expert Says

Officials are attributing a recent string of overdoses throughout Indiana, Cincinnati, and Kentucky to a powerful opioid 50 to 100 times stronger than heroin.

August 24, 2016

 

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Laced Heroin In Jennings Co. Kills One, Hospitalizes 14

Tuesday's overdoses sent deputies to numerous homes in the county to administer an anti-overdose drug to victims.

July 4, 2016

 

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Overdose Drug Naloxone More Available Now Than Ever Before

The barriers to obtaining the overdose intervention drug have been falling throughout the last decade.

May 17, 2016

 

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Teen Who Took Oxycodone To Party Will Serve Jail Time

Kyle Treber brought the prescription painkiller Oxycodone to a June 2015 party in Granger. Two brothers were found dead the next day.

March 9, 2016

 

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Overdose Intervention Drug Measure Advances To Governor

Naloxone immediately halts the effects of an opioid overdose. But people still need a doctor’s prescription to get the drug.

March 6, 2016

 

Heroin confiscated from the Indiana streets

DEA Cracks Down On Opiate Distribution In Bartholomew County

In the past week, there have been three suspected heroin overdoses in Bartholomew County.

February 23, 2016

 

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Walgreens Offers Opioid Overdose Drug Without Prescription

Stores in Ohio and Indiana will now sell the drug over-the-counter. Walgreens has made a commitment to do the same in 35 states and the District of Columbia.

November 2, 2015

 

State health officials, law enforcement and legislators all praise what’s sometimes referred to as the miraculous effects of the overdose prevention drug called naloxone.

Naloxone Not Being Stocked In Indiana Pharmacies

Many pharmacies across the state are not stocking the heroin overdose drug naloxone.

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