We had a great time at the Indiana Sheriff School last week. We were able to meet and mingle with the majority of our new and veteran sheriffs. Lisa also got the opportunity to meet Lieutenant Governor, Suzanne Crouch. Hopefully these two women can form a partnership and battle the opioid epidemic in our state.
Due to safety risks and potential drug interactions, the FDA is requiring product label changes to all opioid medications to warn about these risks. Opioids may interact with antidepressants and migraine medications which could lead to a risk of serotonin syndrome. Serotonin syndrome is caused by an increase in serum levels of serotonin and can […]
In an attempt to help slow the prescription drug abuse epidemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that immediate-release opioid painkillers such as oxycodone and fentanyl will now have to carry a “black box” warning about the risk… Read More
HEA 1269 is newly enacted legislation that, among other things, requires Sheriffs to apply for Medicaid coverage on behalf of inmates that have been housed in their facilities for more than 30 days. Below are some links to helpful resources. https://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/house/1269# https://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/f/4/c/ef4c65a0/HB1269.05.ENRH.pdf
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I pulled out an old article that I wrote for The Star Press in 2006. This topic is one that, unfortunately, is timeless. If you have trouble reading it in this format simply click here to read the pdf version.
On July 1, 2011, a new law went into effect relevant to those psychologists who conduct Competency to Stand Trial evaluations. This change in the law denotes a landmark and substantial change for psychologists for those determined to be competent to conduct these evaluations for the Courts. The following code citations constitute the change in […]
Nurse Stephanie Clapp Saves Life of Corrections Officer Mark Griffith A big thank you and congratulations is in order to Stephanie Clapp, the jailhouse nurse for Delaware County and other Quality Assurance CC member counties. On the night of Friday, July 22nd, Stephanie was working in the jail when Corrections Officer Mark Griffith began having […]
A major issue for those of us who work in the American corrections industry is substance dependency. From over 40 percent to nearly 90 percent of individuals arrested test positive for drug or alcohol use at the time of their arrest. Early identification of an addict has to be a priority in our juvenile detention facilities […]