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  • Report Reveals Underground U.S. Haven For Heroin, Drug Users

    Report Reveals Underground U.S. Haven For Heroin, Drug Users

    NEW YORK — A safe haven where drug users inject themselves with heroin and other drugs has been quietly operating in the United States for the past three years, a report reveals.
    None were known to exist in the U.S. […]

  • In this Monday, March 17, 2014 photo, Patty DiRenzo holds a picture of her son, Salvatore Marchese, in her home in Blackwood, N.J. Salvatore died from a heroin overdose in 2010. DiRenzo spent years trying to get help for him, but was denied for many reasons - she was constantly told she didn’t meet the "criteria" for treatment centers, she even got turned away from emergency rooms because doctors say alcohol withdrawal is life threatening, but heroin withdrawal is not. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Heroin Addicts Face Barriers To Treatment

    NEW YORK — As the ranks of heroin users rise, increasing numbers of addicts are looking for help but are failing to find it – because there are no beds in packed facilities, treatment is hugely expensive and insurance companies […]

  • ‘We’re All Paying:’ Heroin Spreads Misery In US

    ‘We’re All Paying:’ Heroin Spreads Misery In US

    On a beautiful Sunday last October, Detective Dan Douglas stood in a suburban Minnesota home and looked down at a lifeless 20-year-old – a needle mark in his arm, a syringe in his pocket. It didn’t take long for Douglas […]

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