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Heroin Is Back

If you’ve seen the news lately, you may have noticed that heroin is back in a big way.

Communities across the country – regardless of geographic location or economic status – are experiencing an alarming uptick in deaths related to heroin overdose. So why is this happening? Why are so many teens becoming addicted to heroin in this day and age, when it seems nearly everyone knows the dangers of this drug?It’s beginning with something you might have at home right now. Nearly half of young people who inject heroin start by abusing prescription drugs.

Read more from Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and check out their infographic about the problem.