Residents of Douglas County in Highlands Ranch, Colorado are struggling with an increase in suicides and deaths among teens and young adults. Authorities and parents to wonder if drugs - particularly, heroin - are to blame for the tragic losses.
Ohio is currently in the grips of the very powerful and very dangerous substance known as 'blue drop' heroin. This new hybrid substance mixes heroin with fentanyl, packing a powerful enough punch to send users to the ER and even the morgue.
CVS pharmacies in 14 states will now stock the overdose-antidote medication, naloxone, and make it available without a prescription. Could this be the key to reducing the amount of overdose deaths each year?
The quiet Florida town of Port St. Lucie is currently in the grips of a heroin battle with residents suffering addiction, going to jail and losing their lives. Can authorities rid the city streets of this dangerous drug before it's too late?
The flow of painkillers onto the Houston streets has been choked off by the DEA, driving up prices. But we're flooded with cheaper and more abundant heroin, so users are making the easy decision to switch over, more and more often.