Addict Amnesty: Police Give Heroin Addicts Support, Rehab
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Addict Amnesty: Police Give Heroin Addicts Support, Rehab

By PHILIP MARCELO Associated Press GLOUCESTER, Mass. – The young woman nursing a fresh black…

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Report: Number of US Heroin Users Rose 300,000 Over a Decade
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Report: Number of US Heroin Users Rose 300,000 Over a Decade

MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The number of U.S. heroin users…

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Police Allow Addicts to Turn in Drugs if They Seek Treatment
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Police Allow Addicts to Turn in Drugs if They Seek Treatment

PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Heroin users seeking help for their addiction won’t…

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Delaware Mother Faces Criminal Charges After 4-Year-Old Takes 249 Bags of Heroin to Day Care
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Delaware Mother Faces Criminal Charges After 4-Year-Old Takes 249 Bags of Heroin to Day Care

(The Washington Post) – A Delaware woman was arrested after her 4-year-old daughter took 249…

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CDC: Heroin Deaths Doubled in Much of the Country
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CDC: Heroin Deaths Doubled in Much of the Country

MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Deaths from heroin overdose doubled in…

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Heroin Users in US: 90% White, Live Outside Urban Areas
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Heroin Users in US: 90% White, Live Outside Urban Areas

  The vast majority of heroin users has made a complete shift in demographics, according…

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Holder Urges Use of Overdose-Reversal Drug
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Holder Urges Use of Overdose-Reversal Drug

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday urged first responders to use…

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