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Father hopes traumatic experience with heroin helps others

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ATLANTA — An Atlanta man who spent the last decade trying to pull his son out of the grips of heroin abuse, only to see him die in a car crash, hopes his story can help other parents dealing with the same problem. 220 more words


Public health crisis: 35 heroin overdose calls within a 24-hour period in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio — It has happened again. There have been nearly three dozen heroin overdoses in Ohio — and two people are dead. All of the 35 overdose calls happened within a 24-hour period. 326 more words


Former New York Giants player opens up about struggles with addiction

HARTFORD — Jeff Hatch used to be an offensive tackle for the New York Giants. But he’s also struggled with addiction. Hatch is Ivy League educated—and now, in recovery and works in a recovery center in New Hampshire. 113 more words

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Authorities arrest 'main source of heroin supply in Asheboro area'

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Authorities on Thursday announced they had arrested the “main source of heroin supply in the Asheboro area” and “disrupted” the heroin market in the community. 402 more words


The Everyman's Addict

I saw a story on the news the other day, most of you probably saw it too. A man and a woman were found passed out in their car from a heroin overdose. 1,376 more words

Treatment centers hope heroin overdose in Menasha doesn't add to 'stigmas'

MENASHA, Wis. (WBAY) – Menasha police say an arrest has been made in connection to a 25-year-old woman that died in the bathroom of a gas station overnight from a heroin overdose. 284 more words


Utahns have frank conversations about opioid abuse at summit in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — Opioid abuse is one of the fastest growing drug addictions in Utah, and hundreds have died from it in the past decade. 418 more words