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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.

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.

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