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Tattoo finally contacted mom after almost a month of silence since the intervention. He assumed that the family was holding his wallet, phone, jacket, etc. hostage (he left those objects in our possession after the intervention, but never retrieved them once he left detox). 197 more words

Addiction

Dixon group fighting heroin use after 3 deaths

DIXON, Ill. (KWQC) – A group of city and county officials and local organizations are working together to keep heroin and other drugs out of Lee County, Illinois. 357 more words

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5 Quick Political Facts for Today (3/4/15)

Money, money, money, dru-ugs…and guns.  I forget how that song goes.

Heroin's Victims Lead Charge In Fighting Epidemic

ROSELLE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Morgan Thompson could have become a statistic.

She started drinking at 12 or 13 years old, and by the time she was 18, she was addicted to… 271 more words

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Deaths from heroin in the US have quadrupled since 2000

Heroin is claiming more and more lives in the United States. Since 2000, deaths related to heroin poisoning have risen nearly four times, says a new report… 176 more words

Drug-poisoning Deaths Involving Heroin: United States, 2000–2013

Drug poisoning (overdose) is the number one cause of injury-related death in the United States, with 43,982 deaths occurring in 2013. While much attention has been given to deaths involving opioid analgesics, in recent years there has been a steady increase in the number of drug-poisoning deaths involving heroin. 148 more words

Drug Use (illegal)

CDC: Heroin Deaths Shifting To Young, White Midwest Users

NEW YORK (AP) – The people who die from heroin-related overdoses in the U.S. now tend to be young, white and live in the Midwest, according to a government report. 306 more words

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