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How YOU can be prepared for drug and alcohol emergencies

On Oct. 13, local first responders received a call from an individual located at River Crossing Campus Housing. According to the individual, a non-resident was in distress in one of the apartments. A paramedic who responded to the scene indicated that they were searching for someone having a medical issue related to drug or alcohol use.

Discussion panel tackles St. Joe County opioid crisis

By ALLISSA CORAK acorak@umail.iu.edu As of Oct. 1, St. Joseph County first responders aided to more than 100 overdose calls due to abuse of prescription pills, heroin, or other opioids. That number is on track to nearly double from 2014 with only 65 calls all year, according to Lt. Tim Williams from the Mishawaka Police

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