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Overdose Lifeline — Event Provides Overdose Reversal Drug, Training
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Overdose Lifeline — Event Provides Overdose Reversal Drug, Training

"Event Provides Overdose Reversal Drug, Training," Jill Sheridan, Indiana Public Media, September 28 2018. The public had an opportunity to learn to administer the overdose reversal drug naloxone in Indianapolis. The event…

Overdose Lifeline — Indiana University partnership results in lifesaving overdose-reversal training
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Overdose Lifeline — Indiana University partnership results in lifesaving overdose-reversal training

Responding to the Addictions Crisis brings together Indiana University’s world-class faculty, as well as its business, nonprofit and government partners to create a comprehensive plan to reduce deaths from addiction, ease the burden of addiction on Hoosier communities, and improve health and economic outcomes. As part of IU’s Grand Challenges program, this collaborative, statewide initiative is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive university-led response to the opioid addiction crisis.

Earth Charter, Overdose Lifeline — Grand Challenges initiatives providing useful tools for Hoosier communities
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Earth Charter, Overdose Lifeline — Grand Challenges initiatives providing useful tools for Hoosier communities

The online tool is unique among resource aggregation sites because it focuses on the Midwest and on small- and mid-sized towns.

Overdose Lifeline — Recovering Teens To Teach Others How To Use ‘Nonviolent Communication’
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Overdose Lifeline — Recovering Teens To Teach Others How To Use ‘Nonviolent Communication’

“We learn in nonviolent communication to listen at a different level and clarify what we’re kind of observiing and how we are affected with our emotions in what we’re observing,” Phillips says. “So that we’re not speaking from an emotional space but rather a compassionate space.”

Overdose Lifeline — Overdose antidote training set for 4 Indianapolis libraries
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Overdose Lifeline — Overdose antidote training set for 4 Indianapolis libraries

An Indiana University-led partnership is bringing training sessions to Indianapolis this week on how to administer a medication that can reverse potentially fatal overdoses from opioid painkillers and heroin.

Overdose Lifeline — Overdose deaths decrease, antidote credited
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Overdose Lifeline — Overdose deaths decrease, antidote credited

In looking at opioid overdose deaths, Vigo County experienced 16 in 2014 and 15 opioid OD deaths in 2015, but then saw an alarming increase to 26 deaths in both 2016 and 26 in 2017.

Overdose Lifeline — Opioid education proposed for district schools
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Overdose Lifeline — Opioid education proposed for district schools

Laura Widman, a researcher at N.C. State University, presented the plan “This is (Not) About Drugs,” an education program by Indiana-based Overdose Lifeline Inc., a nonprofit that focuses on people and communities affected by addiction.

Overdose Lifeline — Carmel Church Adopts New Initiative Combating Opioids
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Overdose Lifeline — Carmel Church Adopts New Initiative Combating Opioids

Volunteers from Overdose Lifeline will lead both educational and emotional support sessions. Zehr says his parish, Carmel Christian Church, is the first PAL group in Hamilton County and others are considering similar programs. He says the opioid crisis is everyone’s issue.

Overdose Lifeline — New initiative arms local churches with tools to help in opioid epidemic
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Overdose Lifeline — New initiative arms local churches with tools to help in opioid epidemic

"New initiative arms local churches with tools to help in opioid epidemic," WRTV, Ericka Flye, July 13 2018. INDIANAPOLIS — A new initiative aims to arm local churches with the knowledge and…

Overdose-Lifeline — Bacon, Blues & Brew fest here Saturday
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Overdose-Lifeline — Bacon, Blues & Brew fest here Saturday

A portion of proceeds will support the nonprofit Overdose Lifeline [which] is dedicated to helping individuals, families and communities affected by the disease of addiction/substance use disorder through advocacy, education, harm reduction, prevention, resources and support.