Heroin Use in Oregon: Portland's Central City Concern Claims High Treatment

Heroin use in Oregon: Portland's Central City Concern claims high treatment
Former heroin addict David Fitzgerald stands near the rehabilitation clinic where he works in Portland. Fitzgerald is the leader of the mentor program at Central City Concern, the only Portland rehabilitation clinic that claims a 60 percent success …
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Covington meeting unveils plan to fight heroin epidemic in Northern Kentucky
Public health officials attribute Northern Kentucky's high infection rate to the region's high levels of the intravenous (IV) use of heroin.8; Admissions for heroin addiction increased from 64 percent in 2009 to 87 percent in 2012 at the region's only …
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Heroin on the border
Northern New Mexico's Rio Arriba County, with a little more than 40,000 in population, is routinely reported as leading the nation in heroin use and deaths per population. Recent reports say that the percentage of high school kids in Rio Arriba using …
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