Experts: Treatment Must Improve For Heroin, Opioid AbuseThe opioid addiction crisis is claiming lives around the country, and the Tri-State Area has been hit particularly hard.
Generation 'H': 1010 WINS Investigates The Heroin EpidemicHeroin addiction is blind and it's everywhere. 1010WINS.com spent three weeks on this sojourn, stopping in the living rooms of families whose lives have been ravaged by heroin.
Generation 'H': Pregnant And Recovering From Heroin AddictionMaria is five months pregnant with her second child, but this time it’s different. This time, she’s a recovering heroin addict.
Generation 'H': What Hurricane Sandy And The Heroin Crisis Have in CommonWhen Hurricane Sandy hit the Tri-State area in 2012, it shook the region to its core. One expert says we are in the midst of another natural disaster: Hurricane Heroin.
Generation 'H': Law Enforcement Looks To Amend Overdose LegislationToms River Police Chief Mitchell Little says there’s no trend when it comes to heroin use. It’s happening at any time of day, any day of the week.
Generation 'H': The Gateway Drugs -- Is Heroin the Real Problem? According to the CDC, 2014 saw the highest number of drug overdose deaths than any other recorded year, and opioids were involved in 61 percent of those fatalities.
Generation 'H': Losing A Child To Heroin AddictionSitting in her Bellmore, Long Island home, surrounded by pictures of her son Michael, Valerie remembers better times and shares her son’s high school stories.
Generation 'H': Life As A Heroin AddictChristina’s journey is filled with the kinds of stories that make your stomach turn. On heroin at the age of 12, off heroin at 15, back on at 16, off again at 17, on again at 20…and so it has gone for her and countless others across America.
Generation 'H': On The Other Side Of AddictionShe has an infectious smile, strawberry blonde hair, and since kicking her heroin habit two years ago, 27-year-old Morgan says she is meeting herself, in many ways, for the first time.
Generation 'H': 1010 WINS Responds To Heroin Overdose Call With PoliceLess than two minutes after walking into the Toms River Police Department to talk to Chief Mitchell Little about the township’s heroin problem, a 9-1-1 call came in.