FDA clears Indiana-made Bridge Device to help detox from opioids

The FDA has cleared the way for commercial marketing of an Indiana-made device to help detox from heroin and other opiates.

By |2017-11-16T20:03:28-05:00November 16th, 2017|Indiana News, News|Comments Off on FDA clears Indiana-made Bridge Device to help detox from opioids

Greenwood police foresee crime spike when clinic offers methadone

Officials said Valle Vista would have to see at least 300 patients per day in order to meet their minimum patient quota. 

By |2017-11-15T20:02:56-05:00November 15th, 2017|Crime Watch 8, News|Comments Off on Greenwood police foresee crime spike when clinic offers methadone

Opioid epidemic impacts Indiana children; resources to help lacking

The opioid epidemic impacts so many families across central Indiana, and many of the impacts involve children caught in the middle of the crisis.

By |2017-11-15T19:15:49-05:00November 15th, 2017|Indiana News, News|Comments Off on Opioid epidemic impacts Indiana children; resources to help lacking

Doctor: Pregnant women are ‘the least, the last and the lost of the opioid epidemic’

A program has treated around 330 pregnant women battling addiction.

By |2017-11-15T11:33:44-05:00November 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Doctor: Pregnant women are ‘the least, the last and the lost of the opioid epidemic’

‘Life-saving’ needle exchange programs criticized, halted in two Indiana counties

Advocates called the elimination of the syringe exchange services in Madison and Lawrence counties "tragic."

By |2017-11-15T11:04:00-05:00November 15th, 2017|Indiana News, News|Comments Off on ‘Life-saving’ needle exchange programs criticized, halted in two Indiana counties