Brockton Launches Program To Help Addicts, Not Punish ThemBrockton city leaders are following in the footsteps of Gloucester's Angel Program by launching a new plan of their own.
The Heroin Addiction EpidemicFrom opium dens to morphine addiction, heroin use has been cited in American historical accounts since the 1800's. And, now, professionals are concerned how this old drug has, indeed, made its comeback in a major way.
Mass. Lawmakers Hope To Turn Addicts' Horror Stories Into SolutionsFamilies who have suffered through addiction are sharing their stories with top state lawmakers.
Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 12)Lawmakers are pledging to increase treatment and recovery services in the Boston area.
Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 11)One day at a time. One better choice at a time. One human life at a time. That's how a recovery coach, and former addict now views the world.
Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 10)WBZ's Mary Blake has the story of a Fall River superstar's fall from grace, and subsequent redemption.
Franklin County Heroin Conference To Be HeldFeatured speakers will share their strategies and tools to battle the rising tide of opioid addiction.
What @ Risk Show # 70 July 3, 2010 Segment #2