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.
Task Force Connersville began operating Nov. 4 – it includes Connersville and Indiana State Police.
The state is developing treatment rules prompted by legislation which significantly limits how much drug addiction treatment medication patients can take home.
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.
IU freshman Abigail Bott was found dead in her dorm room last month.
Indiana has the 17th highest drug overdose mortality rate in the country, a report from Trust for America’s Health indicates.