Bouchard says heroin use often begins as a replacement for prescription drug abuse.
Documents show that Ann Arbor police have been called to handle hundreds of complaints, including reports of heroin overdoses, at the city’s downtown library during the past three years.
“It was just very easy to go to downtown Birmingham, for $10 you buy a little packet and it’s all there.”
A policy that focuses on punishment has never been the right approach, and never will be the right approach. We can’t kill or incarcerate this problem away.
WWJ Health Reporter Sean Lee spoke with a local addiction specialist.
Monroe County health officials are calling it an “epidemic” — the proliferation of fatal heroin overdoses that continue to claim young lives.
Investigators say the 30-year-old Detroiter mailed more than $38,000 worth of heroin to associates in West Virginia.
Detroit police made a major drug bust at home on the city’s west side Friday, getting over $3.3 million worth of illegal drugs off the streets.
Test results are pending in Washtenaw County as to what may have led to a recent rash of heroin overdoses.
A local mom says her two children’s heroin addiction has cost her her home, all her belongings and her family.