Heroin Catches On In Suburbia

Sunday, May 3, 2009, 3:36 AM
By Holly Zachariah

“Ciara is the country’s new face of heroin: a young, white suburbanite whose addiction began at 15 with prescription painkillers her boyfriend stole from his father’s medicine cabinet.

Statistics from publicly funded treatment centers show the number of people seeking treatment for opiate addiction has increased by 300 percent in a decade.”

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