The Need for Narcan

The Need for Narcan

Did you know there is a drug that can prevent heroin overdose? Narcan, the heroin antidote, is not for sale to the public, but it does save lives. There are many ways Naloxone hydrochloride can save people from overdose, and many reasons it should be made available for people at risk. The Rise of Heroin…

Suburban Heroin Addicts

Suburban Heroin Addicts

People associate heroin with gritty neighborhoods in urban centers, not with the immaculate lawns of suburbia. When people think of the young abusing substances in suburbia, they usually think of alcohol or perhaps marijuana. They certainly don’t think of heroin. Unfortunately, after years of decline, we’re seeing an increase of heroin dependency in America. Many…

Heroin Use on the Rise in Suburbia

Heroin Use on the Rise in Suburbia

One of the most dangerous and addictive drugs, heroin, is usually expected in lower-income areas and seldom a problem in modern suburbia. However, times are changing and heroin use is spreading into just about every town across the country. In the past, heroin was seen as one of the more intense drugs that was too…

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Kindergarten Student Brings Heroin to School

The recent news in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania described an almost impossible situation. A seven year old boy brought eighteen bags of heroin to class and gave them away to three students. The bags were found after the boy cut his finger on a razor blade and teachers became suspicious. Thereafter, they found the eighteen bags of…