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Area Leaders Say ‘No Quick Fix’ to Taunton’s Heroin Addiction Epidemic – Taunton Daily Gazette

Area leaders say ‘no quick fix’ to Taunton’s heroin addiction epidemic – Taunton Daily Gazette

Area leaders say 'no quick fix' to Taunton's heroin addiction epidemic
Taunton Daily Gazette
Walsh said the increased use of the “highly addictive” pharmaceutical painkiller oxycodone during the last decade in the city has often led users in Taunton to the cheaper, more powerful breed of heroin available on the streets. Taunton has also

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Massachusetts declares public health emergency over heroin overdoses and … – RT


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Massachusetts declares public health emergency over heroin overdoses and
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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick declared a public health emergency in the state concerning the rising numbers of heroin overdoses and opioid addiction – even moving to ban a controversial new painkiller. In an announcement Thursday, Gov. Patrick …
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Why heroin is spreading in America’s suburbs – Christian Science Monitor


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Why heroin is spreading in America's suburbs
Christian Science Monitor
But by that time her dependence on the painkillers had become more than she could resist. She bought the heroin, snorting the powder at first. But within six days she was injecting herself with a needle – becoming the archetype of a classic heroin addict.
Heroin is spreading in America's suburbs: Here's whyAlaska Dispatch

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Video: With use on the rise, St. Luke’s tackles heroin head on – New Canaan Advertiser

Video: With use on the rise, St. Luke's tackles heroin head on
New Canaan Advertiser
The plan includes an increase in the $ 1.8 billion authorized by the Obama administration for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. “This dramatic increase of heroin use and abuse in Connecticut is unlike anything we've ever

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