Allen Superior Court launching substance abuse program

A court-based program launching this week aims to provide local families with a new way to address substance abuse cases involving children.

Opioid Alternative: A closer look at stem cell therapy

If you’ve ever dealt with pain – serious, long lasting pain – you likely already know some of the traditional ways it’s treated. Often, it includes powerful opioid and as we’ve shown you here on Fort Wayne’s NBC, those drugs can get you “hooked.”

Hooked: Series Special

The opioid epidemic is a growing problem not only around the country, but right here in the Fort. Fort Wayne’s NBC dove into the issue in May with the series “Hooked: The Opioid Epidemic Hits Home”.

Hooked: Shattering the Stigma

A report half-a-year in the making was made public today. The Lutheran Health Foundation and the IPFW Community Research Institute teaming up for the year long research on the opioid crisis in Fort Wayne and Allen County.

Hooked: The Opioid Epidemic Hits Home

Our Hooked series continues on Fort Wayne’s NBC. Kristin Kasper spoke with a Fort Wayne Mom who tell us no one is immune to addiction, including her sister and daughter.

Hooked: A Life Worth Saving

All month long, Fort Wayne’s NBC is taking a closer look at the nationwide opioid epidemic and how it’s affecting the Fort Wayne community in our series called, “Hooked: The Opioid Epidemic Hits Home.” In this segment, we introduce you to the paramedics working daily to save lives in the Fort, and to a woman who has been saved by the overdose reversing drug Narcan five times.

Hooked: Autumn’s Awakening

This month Fort Wayne’s NBC is working on an in-depth series called “Hooked: The Opioid Epidemic Hits Home.”  As part of that series we’ve talked with police officers, a judge and pain management specialists. 

Hooked: Treating the Pain

All month long, Fort Wayne’s NBC is taking a closer look at the nationwide opioid epidemic and how it’s affecting the Fort Wayne community.

The reach of the opioid epidemic into Fort Wayne became clearer July 2017, when a Fort Wayne doctor and two pharmacists were indicted in the nation’s largest health care fraud take down ever.

Hooked: A Life Sentence

Stay with Fort Wayne’s NBC News this month for a series of special reports on the opioid crisis in The Fort. Here’s Linda Jackson’s special report from Thursday night that kicked off our coverage. It’s called “Hooked:  A Life Sentence.”

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The showers and thunderstorms that moved through Thursday afternoon brought relief before the heat really set in.

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