A Family Tragedy: The Personal Cost of Heroin Addiction

A Family Tragedy: The Personal Cost of Heroin Addiction
There's been a renewed focus recently on heroin deaths in Maine and other states, against the ever-present backdrop of opiate addiction. Last year the number of heroin deaths in Maine spiked four-fold from the year before, to 28. And state officials …
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The grip of addiction impacts the whole family
SALT LAKE CITY — Substance abuse experts said the number of people seeking treatment for heroin addiction in Utah has been growing for seven years, an indication of the continued struggle facing families and the ones they are trying to help. The …
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Elizabeth Turner
Three weeks ago, her family started a website to spread the word about Elizabeth's death and resources for families dealing with drug addictions. As of Tuesday, more than 1 million people had visited the site and added their personal addiction stories.
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