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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 12)

Lawmakers are pledging to increase treatment and recovery services in the Boston area.

06/26/2014

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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.

06/26/2014

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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.

06/26/2014

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks leaves the Old Bailey on June 24, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

Rebekah Brooks Cleared In Phone Hacking Scandal

WBZ’s Mary Blake spoke with Jenny Gross, London Correspondent for the Wall Street Journal about the ‘not guilty’ verdict for editor Rebekah Brooks.

06/24/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 6)

The alarming increase in the number of fatal drug overdoses in recent months, has prompted action on the part of government leaders.

06/24/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 5)

Research shows it takes, on average, three attempts for an addict to achieve sobriety, before their treatment is a success. This means treatment cycles are often repeated.

06/24/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 4)

Since its inception ten years ago, a Raynham group called ‘Learn to Cope’ has grown statewide, from one chapter to twelve.

06/24/2014

Mass Audubon’s Broad Meadow Brook Sanctuary (Photo from Mary Blake)

Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 3)

The profile of drug addicts in Massachusetts has changed dramatically over the past 20 years. The most notable is that users are young; on average between 15 and 25.

06/23/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 2)

Efforts to tackle the state’s drug addiction epidemic are being made on several fronts.

06/23/2014

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Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 1)

Massachusetts public safety and health officials are fighting heroin and prescription opiate addition that is leading to an epidemic of overdoses.

06/23/2014

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