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April 20, 2017

 

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Three Die In Heroin-Suspected Overdoses In Vigo County

Some officers are now carrying up to three doses of naloxone.

February 27, 2017

 

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Indiana Overdose Deaths Continue To Mirror National Trends

According to the CDC report, the national drug-related death rate has increased more than two and a half times since 1999.

February 23, 2017

 

Naloxone, also known as Narcan, can be administered to a person experiencing an overdoes through the nose.

Mayor Hogsett: Naloxone Saved 2,000+ Indy Residents Last Year

Hogsett kicked off a naloxone training class Thursday in Marion County for homeless outreach providers.

February 15, 2017

 

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Bill Would Prioritize Drug Treatment For Opioid Users

The proposal is a response to the state's growing heroin epidemic.

February 8, 2017

 

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Muncie Authorities Blame New Batch Of Heroin For OD Spike

Muncie health officials administered 21 doses of the overdose antidote Narcan over the first five days of the month.

February 2, 2017

 

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Indiana Senate Panel OKs Schools Storing Overdose Antidote

Supporters say the emergency medications would be useful to a general population who may have a life-threatening emergency while at schools.

October 4, 2016

 

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Bartholomew Schools To Increase Naloxone Access To Nurses

Last spring, four Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation schools received doses of the overdose intervention drug naloxone.

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.

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