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April 11, 2016

 

Naloxone

All Indiana University Police Departments To Get Naloxone

The naloxone kits come at no cost to the university and will allow officers to immediately help those who overdose on opioids.

April 7, 2016

 

Brittany Combs is seen delivering clean needles and other supplies to a member of Scott County's needle exchange program.

A Year After Indiana HIV Outbreak, Addiction Treatment Lags

The state estimates that there are about 500 people who abuse drugs in Austin and the number of those infected with HIV has grown to 190.

March 31, 2016

 

Drugs

Drug Addiction Recovery House For Women Coming To Greenfield

Hancock County currently has no recovery houses for those who have suffered from addiction, but residents are working to change that.

March 29, 2016

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta.

CDC Grants Indiana Millions For Overdose Prevention Programs

The state says some of the money will be used to upgrade its drug monitoring program.

March 28, 2016

 

Patient bed

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.

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