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March 28, 2016

 

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Indiana Health Centers Get Fed Funds For Addiction Treatment

The funds are part of a $95 million initiative from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services distributing funds to federally-recognized clinics.

March 9, 2016

 

Heroin syringe

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 8, 2016

 

Susan Brooks at a Child Advocates event on March 7, 2016.

Leaders Work To Lessen Impact Of Opioid Abuse On Kids

U.S. Congresswoman Susan Brooks met with professionals working to stem the epidemic.

February 23, 2016

 

Naloxone

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.

February 16, 2016

 

Attorney General Greg Zoeller meets with Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli in Washington, D.C., days after a new federal proposal was announced to increase funding for opioid addiction treatment.

Zoeller Wants More Federal Funds For Opioid Abuse Treatment

The proposed $1.1 billion plan includes $920 million for ‘cooperative agreements with states,’ which could include programs in Indiana.

February 7, 2016

 

Heroin and paraphernalia used to cook, prepare and inject heroin, confiscated in Indiana.

$1 Billion Opioid Abuse Treatment Plan Could Include Indiana

The proposal includes $910 million for “cooperative agreements” with states to potentially lower the cost of treatment and increase its accessibility.

January 8, 2016

 

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Indiana Attorney General Plans To Distribute Naloxone

Attorney General Greg Zoeller is granting $127,000 to train and equip law enforcement officers with the heroin overdose antidote naloxone.

March 13, 2013

 

Drug Test Kits

Welfare Drug Test Bills Clears Committee Wednesday

The proposed legislation requires all recipients of welfare dollars to take a written test that determines if they’re likely to abuse drugs.

February 19, 2013

 

Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer Infecting Indiana State University Trees

The bug was recently found on the ISU campus, but university officials say they have a plan combat the ash borer.

September 18, 2012

 

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IU Researcher Produces Cheaper Malaria Meds On A Small Scale

An Indiana University professor says a new, cheaper synthetic version of malaria medication can be manufactured in a lab.

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