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June 23, 2016

 

Marijuana

Advocate To Drug Task Force: Legalizing Marijuana Is Harmful

Thomas Gorman outlined his group’s stance that marijuana legalization has had a negative impact on public health and safety in Colorado.

June 21, 2016

 

Naloxone

IUPUI Prof: Follow-Up Needed After Overdose Interventions

More than 50 Indiana police departments now carry the overdose antidote drug naloxone, but experts say addicts need more follow-up to address their addiction.

June 3, 2016

 

Indiana State Department of Health identified Hepatitis  C as a primary predictor in Scott County, where Indiana HIV outbreak happened.

State Approves Fifth Syringe Exchange In Wayne County

Wayne County ranks fourth in the state in Hepatitis C cases. They will work with Centerstone and Reed Health regional hospital to fund and staff the program.

May 31, 2016

 

doctor

FDA Approves New Implanted Medication For Opioid Addiction

Probuphine will be added to the short list of opioid fighting medications.

May 17, 2016

 

The outbreak is tied to intravenous drug use of Opana.

Allen County Becomes Eighth To Approve Needle Exchange

The public showed overwhelming support for the syringe exchange proposal at a public meeting, prompting the commissioners to take an unplanned vote.

May 12, 2016

 

congresswoman

Indiana Rep. Passes Federal Bill To Fight Opioid Epidemic

The bill establishes a task force to identify best practices for fighting the country’s opioid epidemic.

May 2, 2016

 

The outbreak is tied to intravenous drug use of Opana.

Scott Co. Public Health Emergency, Needle Exchange Extended

Since February of 2015, 191 people have tested positive for HIV in Scott County.

April 27, 2016

 

Justin Phillips featured in the IndyStar

Indiana Woman One Of Ten To Receive White House Award

Justin Phillips has committed her time to advocating for awareness about heroin addiction and treatment since losing her son Aaron to a heroin overdose.

April 22, 2016

 

syringe

Wayne County Submits Syringe Exchange Proposal For Approval

If approved, the program would be the seventh request and the fifth approved syringe exchange in Indiana.

April 13, 2016

 

Syringes.

Wayne County Likely To Approve Needle Exchange Program

Wayne County ranks fourth in the state in Hepatitis C cases, so health officials declared a public health emergency in October.

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