Rural Towns Also Suffer Heroin Abuse

How Heroin Addiction Moved from City to Country America’s suburbs and rural towns are being hit harder than ever before by heroin abuse. The demographic of the average heroin user is also changing dramatically. Heroin addiction was typically found only in the cities, and furthermore, only in the poorest neighborhoods of those cities during the…

Drug laws may be responsible for the change from prescription opiate abuse to heroin abuse.

Are Drug Laws Driving People to Heroin?

Average people across the country are seeing now that heroin addiction has become an epidemic in our country. News about heroin addiction is virtually inescapable, and you can see it just by simply turning on the TV. From Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick declaring heroin abuse a “public health emergency,” to the comedian Harris Wittles’ tragic…