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Heroin Use

Heroin Deaths Are Surging, But The Deadliest Drugs Are Still Pills

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living

Prescription drugs kill more people in the U.S. than any other drug, but heroin overdose deaths have exploded, leading the Drug Enforcement Administra...

REPORT: Heroin Use On The Rise, Especially Among Whites

Associated Press | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of U.S. heroin users has grown by nearly 300,000 over a decade, with the bulk of the increase among whites, according to ...

Huffington Issue 91: Lecrae Moore, Heroin And Fartists

Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment

In this week's issue of Huffington magazine, we look at the fascinating career of 34-year-old musician Lecrae Moore, who has a foot in both the Christ...

Is This The Gay Community's Newest Threat?

YourTango | Biz Hurst | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

I lost my girlfriend to an epidemic I didn't know existed. How could this happen? I have attempted to block out a particular moment from this past ...

Man Goes From Drug Addict To Drug Court Magistrate

The Colorado Independent | Susan Greene | Posted 03.19.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Susan Greene. Alby Zweig knows what it’s like to need a heroin fix so badly you’re willing to pawn your parents...

Student Brings 10 Heroin-Filled Balloons To School, Shoots Up In Bathroom

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.10.2012 | Education

Monica A. Gray, an 18-year-old student at Fairfield Career Center in Lancaster, Ohio, was arrested this week after she brought 10 balloons of heroin t...

World's Heroin Consumption By Region: U.N. Report (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Heroin use is on the decline in the U.S., but continues to increase in Europe, according to a new United Nations report. In its annual World Drug Re...