December 9, 2016

Addicts to advocates

Addicts to advocates Brian Graham sits in a lawn chair in a dimly lit, unheated, hidden room in the dead of winter. It was two years ago. […]
December 9, 2016

Handheld device speeds up substance identification in Delaware County

Handheld device speeds up substance identification in Delaware County The week before Thanksgiving, Delaware County Emergency Services received a call about a mysterious white powder. “It […]
December 9, 2016

Treatment methods

December 9, 2016

Deputy Parks on drug busts

Deputy Parks on drug busts Deputy Sheriff Parks describes his experience in the narcotics unit of the Delaware County Police Department.
December 9, 2016

Urban Light Church

Urban Light Church Pastors at Urban Light Community Church have seen how meth can impact a congregation and the community they live in. Michael Kuhn explains how Pastors Andrew Draper and Toddric Gordon approach the issue. 
December 8, 2016

Meth and animals

Meth and Animals Phil Peckinpaugh, director of the Muncie Animal Shelter discusses the effects of meth use in the home on pets. He also shares some personal insight on the subject of drugs and pets. The Muncie Animal Shelter takes in animals from various situations. They could be lost, dropped off or mistreated. Phil Peckinpaugh, director of […]
December 8, 2016

Make Music Not Meth

Make Music Not Meth Meth has hit Muncie hard. The numbers appear to tell a story of a city full of addicts and junkies, but Mike Martin, a former resident of Muncie, heard that narrative and decided to come back to help make a change.
December 1, 2016

What meth does to the body

November 22, 2016

One last shot

One last shot Hoping for another second chance Sherri Butler walked into her bathroom and saw her father hanging in the shower. She looked out the […]
November 15, 2016

Radio stories

Radio stories   What’s the problem? by Tony Sandleben   Addicted to meth by Bobby Yeager & Megan Melton   Community response (housing and infrastructure) by […]
November 9, 2016

The $1,000 home

The $1,000 home Meth houses rehabbed to preserve neighborhood Craig Graybeal bought a house a year ago at 1215 W. 10th St. for $1,000 after the […]
November 9, 2016

Drug Court’s success

Drug Court’s success Drug Court reunites families, restores lives For the first time in five years, Theresa Miller expects to soon be able to visit her […]
November 9, 2016

Mother, daughter duo fight to help addicted babies

Mother, daughter duo fight to help addicted babies More than two babies are born drug addicted every week at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. “There’s hardly […]
November 9, 2016

Addict called to start recovery home

Addict called to start recovery home Dori Granados traces her addiction back to age 12 when she began compulsively eating food, followed by alcohol abuse then […]
November 7, 2016

Key players

November 7, 2016

Abandoned homes: rehab or demolish?

Abandoned homes: rehab or demolish? Brad King was driving home from a neighborhood meeting in Muncie’s Old West End three years ago when he noticed red […]
November 7, 2016

Searching for solutions

Searching for solutions Legislation to control the sale of cold and flu medicines containing pseudoephedrine – the main ingredient in the illegal production of methamphetamine – […]
November 7, 2016

Sheriff’s dream for rehab center

Sheriff’s dream for rehab center Delaware County Sheriff Ray Dudley has watched the meth problem grow here over the past few years and contends a local […]
November 4, 2016

Addiction drives backlog of children in need of CASA volunteers

Addiction drives backlog of children in need of CASA volunteers Eric, Sarah, Michelle and Faith are pseudonyms to protect the identity of the foster parents and […]