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the death. 3 the tippecanoe county health department is worrying about drug abuse in the county. eleven people overdosed in a 2 day span earlier this week. nursing supervisor kahla (kay-luh) hochstedler (hoe-sted-ler) says the county has reached a drug crisis.this morning the health department presented its data about the gateway to hope program which is the county's needle/syringe exchange program.there were 53 active people using the program last quarter which is a decrease in users.hochstedler says this is more than opioid crisis and people need to realize other drugs are causing overdoses. 3<"i do know some. one of the hospitals i haven't gotten info from. so a few of them were still heroin, meth and benzos."> hochstedler says none of the overdoses were fatal.and none of the victims were connected to the