Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 14)
Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 13)An addict's desperation can often lead to crime. WBZ's Mary Blake takes a look at the victims.
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.
Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 9)According to the DEA, heroin remains the current illicit drug of choice largely due to pricing on the street.
Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 8)Members of law enforcement agree that you cannot "arrest your way out" of the current drug addiction epidemic, but they will still take "the wins" when they can.
Heroin: From Prescription To Addiction (Part 7)The illegal drug market in the U.S. is estimated to be between $400 and $500 billion a year, and that's on the conservative side. In part 7 of her week-long series, WBZ's Mary Blake has a dealer's perspective.
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.
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.
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.