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Generation Heroin: Recovering Addict Sets Up One-Of-A-Kind Sober Bar

CHICAGO (CBS) — You’d never know by looking at him, but Chris Reed is the new face of addiction. He’s clean-cut, fresh-faced, well-dressed, and well-spoken. He grew up in Algonquin and attended Jacobs High School. 675 more words



This is the third time in about a month I’ve had to step over a used needle on my walk to the station. I don’t know whether it’s a single user who’s moved into the area recently, or if the gangs of teenage stoners who try to sell me dope on a nightly basis have now graduated to harder stuff (and apparently all share one needle). 11 more words


Now What?

That seems to be the question everyone has been asking. I don’t know. I’m trying to figure it out myself. I’m going through the motions, like I’m sure many people are. 764 more words

Portsmouth heroin dealer pleads guilty to drug trafficking, firearm charges

NORFOLK, Va. – Michael Lanell Easley Jr. pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin and possession of firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking. 155 more words


FDA Approves New Implant To Help Curb Heroin, Opioid Addiction

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — Federal health officials on Thursday approved an innovative new option for Americans struggling with addiction to heroin and painkillers – a drug-oozing implant that curbs craving and withdrawal symptoms for six months at a time. 611 more words


1 Pleads, 1 Balks To Pennsylvania Heroin Overdose Deaths

PITTSBURGH (AP) – One Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to supplying fentanyl-laced heroin that resulted in at least two overdose deaths, but his co-defendant balked at a scheduled plea and opted to stand trial instead. 131 more words


New Orleans man pleads guilty to using Megabus for mass heroin distribution

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A New Orleans man pleaded guilty today to trafficking large amounts of heroin using the Megabus.

According to a news release from the U.S. 86 more words