In The Grip of Heroin: Finding Help http://wuwm.com en Schools, State Warn Wisconsin Students about the Dangers of Heroin http://wuwm.com/post/schools-state-warn-wisconsin-students-about-dangers-heroin <p>With dozens of young people dying every year of heroin overdoses, the Dept. of Justice is mailing packets of materials to high schools to educate students.</p><p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 25223 at http://wuwm.com Schools, State Warn Wisconsin Students about the Dangers of Heroin Lawmakers Hope Bills Help Tackle Wisconsin's Growing Heroin Problem http://wuwm.com/post/lawmakers-hope-bills-help-tackle-wisconsins-growing-heroin-problem <p>If there’s one issue winning bipartisan support in Madison, it’s legislation to fight heroin use.</p><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 23445 at http://wuwm.com Lawmakers Hope Bills Help Tackle Wisconsin's Growing Heroin Problem In the Grip of Heroin Part 5: Painkillers Often are “Gateway” to Heroin Addiction http://wuwm.com/post/grip-heroin-part-5-painkillers-often-are-gateway-heroin-addiction <p>Experts say many heroin addicts first get hooked on opiate-based prescription painkillers.</p><p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 15631 at http://wuwm.com In the Grip of Heroin Part 5: Painkillers Often are “Gateway” to Heroin Addiction In The Grip of Heroin Part 4: Lawmakers Grapple With The Problem http://wuwm.com/post/grip-heroin-part-4-lawmakers-grapple-problem <p>Heroin has been taking a toll in Wisconsin – because of its highly addictive and devastating grip.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 15512 at http://wuwm.com In The Grip of Heroin Part 4: Lawmakers Grapple With The Problem In the Grip of Heroin Part 3: Helping Users Fight the Pull of the Addictive Drug http://wuwm.com/post/grip-heroin-part-3-helping-users-fight-pull-addictive-drug <p>Many heroin users try to stop, but find they cannot free themselves from the hold the drug has on them.</p><p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 15422 at http://wuwm.com In the Grip of Heroin Part 3: Helping Users Fight the Pull of the Addictive Drug