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Heroin: A Hidden Epidemic


Heroin: A Hidden Epidemic – Heroin usage is on the rise nationwide. CNN’s Don Lemon speaks with a recovering heroin addict. For more CNN videos, check out our YouTube Channel at http://…


Heroin use rises locally — a cheap fix for prescription pill addicts

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Mark DiOrio / OBSERVER-DISPATCH Rome Police Ofc. Brian Gualtieri and Ofc. Jeff Buckley of the Community Impact Unit, question a pedestrian known for using heroin in the past, May 3, 2013, in Rome, N.Y. The rising heroin problem is contributing to an …
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More treatment centers needed to fight heroin addiction

Filed under: heroin addiction

In 2008, the percentage of clients admitted for heroin addiction treatment was 11 percent; and it was 23.8 percent last year, according to the Butler County Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board. During that same time, the percentage for alcohol …
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