Heroin Invades US Suburbs

Heroin invades US suburbs
He spent his entire address warning, not of budget deficits, but of a rising tide of drug addiction and drug-related crime spreading across the state. “In every corner of our state, heroin and opiate drug addiction threatens us,” Shumlin warned. “It …
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Opinion: NJ heroin overdose crisis requires statewide action
Once relegated mainly to the mean streets and back alleys, drug overdose deaths and heroin addiction have moved out of the darkness into the bright lights of New Jersey's suburbs. Today, an overdose death is as likely to … As someone who has proudly …

Speakers at forum say alternative tactics needed to address growing drug
… and family members of heroin addicts or recovering addicts. “Many of us sit back and say, 'Not my child,'” Brandt said, remembering how he and his wife never thought heroin addiction could touch their quiet suburban family. … With the sharp …
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