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June 23, 2017

 

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Hoosier Hospitals Using Federal Data To Tackle Opioid Problems

The rate of opioid related admissions to Indiana hospitals and emergency departments has increased dramatically over the past 10 years.

June 23, 2017

 

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Bloomington Police Investigating 10 Overdoses In 24 Hours

Police say in a statement the overdoses are preliminarily linked to a "tan colored heroin" and spice, a synthetic cannabinoid.

June 16, 2017

 

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Indiana AG Joins National Investigation Of Opioid Makers

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is working with a coalition of his counterparts to investigate whether opioid manufacturers have broken any laws.

June 1, 2017

 

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As Opioids Mix, More Naloxone Needed To Stop Overdoses

Overdoses caused by multiple types of opioids require larger or repeated doses of naloxone.

May 12, 2017

 

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Activists Warn New Opioid Drug ‘Gray Death’ Is Deadly

Activists say a new drug in Indiana is among the deadliest opioids authorities have seen.

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.

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