Tagged: Heroin

Gupta: How we created a heroin crisis

Gupta: How we created a heroin crisis

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Today’s typical heroin addict starts using at 23 and is likely to live in affluent suburbs Many users are turning to heroin after becoming addicted to painkillers Heroin and opioid pills are similar...

How grandmother got hooked on heroin

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Cynthia had it all — a career and a family of 8 children and 18 grandchildren She abused prescription painkillers and then used heroin because it was cheaper Prescription opiate abuse can be...