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Heroin Use in The U.S is on The Rise

The number of individuals choosing to use heroin in the United States has surged out of control. According to the most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the numbers of individuals choosing to take Heroin increased by an incredible 63% between 2002 and 2013. What’s …

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Heroin use increasing on North Shore

November 16, 2012|By John P. Huston, Chicago Tribune reporter One day three years ago Meghan Murrin was a New Trier High School senior. And she had just died for a few minutes. Her increasing experimentation with illegal drugs had led her to heroin, and on Oct. 3, 2009, an overdose …

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Teen heroin use alarms suburbs

Naperville forum aims to bring parents, law enforcement and treatment officials together By Melissa Jenco, Chicago Tribune reporter July 15, 2012 The cost of heroin and the danger of using a needle to shoot it once kept many suburban teenagers away from the drug, experts say. But those barriers have …

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Heroin Highway

Heroin abuse in Chicago’s suburbs is reaching epidemic proportions, and the area’s Eisenhower Expressway has become known as the “Heroin Highway” for all the smack that flows through it.

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Heroin exacting a toll on suburbia

By Susan Frick Carlman Apr 1, 2011 09:28AM Naperville Police Community Affairs officer Sgt. Gregg Bell show a small anount of heroin Thursday at the Naperville Police Station. Steven Buyansky~Sun-Times Media This is not your parents’ heroin. After gaining notoriety in the “psychedelic ’60s” before taking a back seat …

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