Tippecanoe County is one of four in the state selected to start a data-collecting pilot program on drug overdose deaths.
The Monroe County Sheriff says first responders administered the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone to a 15-year-old girl early Tuesday morning.
The report says from May 2016 to May 2017, Indiana saw a 28.6 percent rise in deaths, while the national rate increased by about 17 percent.
The Bartholomew County Coroner says an inmate death at the Bartholomew County Jail last month was the result of a meth overdose and pre-existing conditions.
The Ripley County prosecutor’s office is charging two men with felony murder for the July drug overdose death of a woman.
Authorities say two students at a Fort Wayne high school had to be revived with an overdose antidote after they and a third student became ill at the school.
The Brown County school district and the sheriff's department are partnering in an attempt to stop students from trying meth, heroin or other drugs.
Twenty-one centers in Indiana have been awarded funds to help increase behavioral health services.
Wayne County Coroner Ron Stevens says he recently saw the county's 49th confirmed opioid-related death for 2017. There were 44 opioid-related deaths in 2016.
Police say it’s about creating a safe, drug free state. But advocates worry that it’s harkening back to the failed war on drugs of the 1970s.