Heroin Deaths Up Sharply in Connecticut

Heroin Deaths Up Sharply In Connecticut
The especially dangerous heroin-fentanyl mix has attracted much attention, but the larger problem is the dramatic increase in the number of people using heroin, said Dr. Danyal Ibrahim, chief of toxicology at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in …
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Prescription-drug battle fuels rise in heroin use in US The Drug War
Still, “I can't recall anyone at any point having a plan that would have limited the shift from prescription drugs to heroin,” said Marvin Seppala, chief medical officer at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, a network of drug treatment centers. It was …
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Doctor crusades against heroin
That night, a 23-year-old woman called and said she needed help because she was in withdrawal. At 3 the following morning, a doctor called from the emergency room asking Engel's opinion on an overdose treatment plan. But Engel was … It is simple and …
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