03/05/2012 09:00 am ET

Heroin Addiction Rising In Metro Detroit Suburbs

Addictions to opiate-based painkillers such as OxyContin and Vicodin are fueling a growing heroin problem in the suburbs.

Authorities in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties said they have seen increases of up to 50% in the number of people seeking treatment for heroin addiction.

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