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America's Heroin Epidemic: Where to Find Help

America's Heroin Epidemic: Where to Find Help
'Downhill Spiral': America's Heroin Epidemic. Nightly News. The US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides a toll-free and confidential hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing assistance in English and Spanish for …

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If someone in your life is struggling with addiction or abuse of chemicals you may gain a better understanding of the addiction process; how it develops, progresses, and what those around the impacted individual can do to assist in dealing with this …
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The Heroin Highway on Long Island
Last year I wrote about Long Island's continuing battle with prescription drug abuse and the “I-STOP” law we passed to create a statewide, real-time prescription tracking database. The good news is these efforts worked. There's been a dramatic decrease …
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Woman Describes Painkiller Prescription Leading to Heroin Addiction

Woman describes painkiller prescription leading to heroin addiction
Deaths from heroin use have climbed dramatically in the last couple of years, with the overdose of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman putting a spotlight on the problem. For many users, heroin addiction begins in the medicine cabinet. Susan McGinnis meets a 24-year-old whose prescription for painkillers led her to heroin use.
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In Plano as in New York City, Heroin Is a Killer
Heroin continues to haunt Plano as the drug gains traction across the U.S.
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Identification Continues on Recovered PEI Body

Identification continues on recovered PEI body
Butler noted police have been looking for two missing people for several months. John Ward, 60, of Charlottetown was reported missing on Dec. 23 by a close friend. … Dianne Young would later identify the clothing as belonging to her son, Lennon …
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I'm Only into Jean-Georges's Early Stuff
Heroin addicts and astronomers get bummed about the very same concept. Not long ago, around dinnertime, I confronted the 90,000 restaurant options in N.Y.C. There were dozens … and the fun was all in the wrong place. The food thing that happened …
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Proposed E-Cigarette Tax Could Help Pay for Heroin Addiction Treatment, NJ … –

Proposed E-cigarette tax could help pay for heroin addiction treatment, NJ … –

Proposed E-cigarette tax could help pay for heroin addiction treatment, NJ
TRENTON — Money generated by Gov. Chris Christie's proposed tax on electronic cigarettes should be used to expand drug treatment services and combat the "public health crisis" of heroin and prescription drug addiction in New Jersey, the chairman of
Legislators Poised to Combat Deadly Rise in Opioid Abuse and Heroin UseNJ Spotlight
NJ Senate panel considers options for dealing with heroin, painkiller
Action pressed on heroin
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Ohio mother describes journey into heroin addiction, prostitution, jail … –

Ohio mother describes journey into heroin addiction, prostitution, jail
The 28-year-old from Hamilton had become just another statistic in a heroin epidemic that has plagued the region. But then, paramedics brought her back to life. "When they said to me, my friend was over top of me, giving me CPR and I just… sorry

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The Journey of Connecticut Heroin Addicts

The journey of Connecticut heroin addicts
Allison and Amber are recovering heroin addicts, both receiving treatment at the Midwestern Connecticut Council … View "The …. Kean said 66 percent of people who received evidence based treatment in their first year will relapse on heroin. There is …
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Eric Specht loses son to heroin overdose, starts organization to help others
A Northern Kentucky man who lost his son to a heroin battle just eight weeks ago is fighting back against the epidemic that has swept over the Tri-State. Eric Specht's son Nicholas died from an overdose after getting treatment twice and relapsing. He …
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Heroin Invades Rural Alaska

Heroin invades rural Alaska
Heroin is increasingly finding its way into Alaska's rural communities, a symptom of what authorities describe as a recent boom in the drug's popularity. Click to Continue »
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Watertown Woman Indicted On Heroin Charges
A Watertown woman with a long history of heroin addiction celebrated her 31st birthday Monday by going to jail for allegedly selling the drug.
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