drug abuse

Regional
1:00 am
Mon October 14, 2013

In the Grip of Heroin Part 3: Helping Users Fight the Pull of the Addictive Drug

Heroin users become easily hooked on the drug. Once the addiction takes hold, many struggle for years to get sober. Some don’t survive the fight
Credit YouTube

This story is the third report in a series about the rising use of heroin in Wisconsin

Many heroin users try to stop, but find they cannot free themselves from the hold the drug has on them.

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Regional
1:00 am
Thu October 10, 2013

In the Grip of Heroin Part 1: Trends in Wisconsin

The state justice department website features photos of heroin and drug paraphernalia, as part of the DOJ’s anti-heroin public awareness campaign
Credit Wisconsin Department of Justice

This story is the first in a series about the growing problem of heroin use and abuse in Wisconsin

Heroin has been devastating lives. In 2012, the illegal drug killed 199 people in Wisconsin, and crushed family and friends.

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