Heroin Summit Addresses National Epidemic

Heroin summit addresses national epidemic
The same week when U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder declared heroin addiction an "urgent public health crisis", Capital Region caregivers and cops sprung to action Tuesday night to begin tackling the national epidemic.
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The health antidote to a heroin surge
Attorney General Eric Holder calls a rise in heroin use a 'health crisis.' He's right to focus on the health aspect – intervention, prevention, treatment. Addiction itself is not a crime but a cause for cure.
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Heroin overdose on rise, antidote could save lives
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — As heroin addiction rises, so do concerns about deadly overdoses. US Attorney General Eric Holder says with heroin overdoses increasing by 45% between 2006 and 2010, something needs to be done to combat this deadly drug. Here in the port city, the battle continues as law enforcement, EMS, and substance abuse clinics work to rid the city of heroin. "Addiction to …
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Holder urges use of drug to help heroin overdoses
Attorney General Eric Holder, declaring heroin addiction is an 'urgent and growing public health crisis,' urged first responders to carry the drug naloxone that helps resuscitate victims from an overdose.
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