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Small town heroin addicts - When drug use and overdose hit smalltown USA

Posted Nov 09 2009 9:00am
We've already talked (see here ) about the fact that well-off teens are in no way protected from the damages of drug abuse. We've even published a story by a reader who became addicted to heroin after another friend introduced her to snorting oxycontin pills. This recent article, published in the Washington Post, tells the story of a small Virginia town recently hit with their own small heroin epidemic. cooking heroin When all was said and done, the residents of Centreville, VA would be left with 4 deaths and 16 convictions, a sad memory of the quiet town they thought they were living in. This story is nothing if not a sad reminder that addiction doesn't discriminate based on any factors we're familiar with - race, money, age, or political leaning... Click HERE for a link for some information on what to do in case someone you know is going through a heroin overdose
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