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New device eliminates the pain of opioid withdrawal

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a neurological device that could help those suffering from opioid withdrawal symptoms. “This is something, I think, will revolutionize the country in the way of addiction and the epidemic in our world,” said Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis. The NSS-2 BRIDGE, was […]

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Johnson County launches pilot program to help with opioid withdrawal

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Johnson County law enforcement officials announced Tuesday the launching of a pilot program aimed at battling the state’s heroin epidemic. The Bridge Treatment Program is a device that aims to help drug users treat pain associated with heroin withdrawal symptoms.  “The pains are so immense that they can’t make […]