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‘Families Against Narcotics’ Looks To Give Hope To Those With Drug Addictions

Executive Director Andrew Fortunato says FAN was life-changing for him and knows it can have the same effect on others.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2015

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Heroin Addiction Increasingly Becoming A Young, White, Midwest Issue

The face of heroin abuse in America is increasingly being seen among white teenagers and young adults from the Midwest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2015

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3 Die Of Drug Overdose In 7 Hours In Oakland County

Oakland County Sheriff’s officials say illegal drugs are to blame for three deaths within a seven hour span Wednesday

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2014

Oakland County Hosts Forum To Address Growing Heroin Epidemic

Sheriff Mike Bouchard says they’ve seen a 300 percent increase in the number of heroin-related cases in Oakland County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2014

Buying Heroin In Birmingham ‘So Easy’ Says Local Mom

“It was just very easy to go to downtown Birmingham, for $10 you buy a little packet and it’s all there.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2014

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Study Reports Substance Abuse Among Some Doctors On The Rise

It’s a serious public health problem, but when doctors abuse drugs, it can also put patients at risk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2013

Investigators Seek Answers After Rash Of Heroin ODs

Test results are pending in Washtenaw County as to what may have led to a recent rash of heroin overdoses.

07/01/2013

Police: Man Rips Off Penis During Drug-Fueled Craze

Deputies responded to a burglar alarm at a middle school late one night last week and found a 41-year-old man naked, screaming and bleeding from his groin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2013

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Involuntary Intervention: New Bill Looks To Give More Power To Parents

The bill that would allow a spouse, relative, guardian or practitioner to petition to force an individual to be sent for treatment if believed to be a danger to themselves or others.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012

Macomb County Seeing Increasing Number Of Substance Abuse Cases

The director of the County’s substance abuse office says there are currently 160 people on a waiting list for treatment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2012

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