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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.

October 16, 2015

 

In just the past month alone, 15 people have died from heroin overdoses in Hamilton County

Hamilton County Ranks 9th In The State For Heroin Overdoses

In just the past month alone, 15 people have died from heroin overdoses in Hamilton County.

July 8, 2015

 

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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.

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