Heroin Overdoses Put Mass in State of Emergency

Heroin overdoses put Mass in state of emergency
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Governor Deval Patrick has declared a public health emergency here in Massachusetts in response to the growing epidemic of heroin overdoses and opioid addiction. Patrick's emergency order, which was issued Thursday, …
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'It can happen to anybody'
Others talked about their addiction pasts, including Susan Richard, who said she's been heroin-free for 11 months. The best way to prevent substance abuse is by spreading the message to people that it's possible, she said. "I was at the lowest low of …
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