Per Captain Kevin Hunter, Fort Wayne Police Department, Vice and Narcotics Division, there have been a total of 468 drug overdose cases in 2017 (January through May) in Fort Wayne/Allen County. In 2016, there were 267 cases during this same period. That is an increase of 201 cases!!
If you are struggling with addiction (substance use disorder), or have a friend/loved one who is struggling, please call 800-284-8439 or click on the Find Help tab on LookUpIndiana.org and search for a provider offering addiction treatment near you. Some providers offer medication-assisted treatment to aid in your recovery process.