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February 16, 2018

 

Tippecanoe County Deputy Prosecutor Jason Biss presents existing overdose data to the review team.

Tippecanoe Co. Forms Drug Overdose Death Research Team

Tippecanoe County is one of four in the state selected to start a data-collecting pilot program on drug overdose deaths.

December 26, 2017

 

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Monroe Co. First Responders Administer Naloxone To 15-Year-Old

The Monroe County Sheriff says first responders administered the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone to a 15-year-old girl early Tuesday morning.

December 22, 2017

 

The report found the rate of drug overdose deaths in 2016 (19.8 per 100,000) was 21 percent higher than the rate in 2015 (16.3).

Report: Indiana Drug Overdoses Increasing Faster Than Nationally

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.

November 13, 2017

 

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Coroner: Bartholomew Co. Inmate Died From Meth Overdose

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.

November 9, 2017

 

James Trimnell (left) and Nathaniel Walmsley are charged with felony murder in connection with the overdose death of Rachel Walmsley.

Two Men Charged With Felony Murder For Overdose Death

The Ripley County prosecutor’s office is charging two men with felony murder for the July drug overdose death of a woman.

October 20, 2017

 

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3 Fort Wayne Students Hospitalized After Taking Unknown Drug

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.

October 20, 2017

 

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Brown Co. Schools ‘Get Real’ About Addiction After Overdose Deaths

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.

September 15, 2017

 

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Health Centers Receive Millions To Combat Opioid Epidemic

Twenty-one centers in Indiana have been awarded funds to help increase behavioral health services.

September 13, 2017

 

Bob Topmiller, chief of toxicology at the Hamilton County Coroner's Office, holds a small vial containing carfentanil extracted from a sample of blood.

Wayne County Opioid Deaths In 2017 Already Pass 2016 Figure

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.

September 1, 2017

 

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New ISP Task Force Aims To Arrest One Drug Dealer A Day

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.

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