Heroin: Killing a New Generation — Part 5

Megan Lynch

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Heroin is not only responsible for a spike in overdose deaths, but also for other tragedies and crimes in the St. Louis region. As Mexican drug cartels continue flooding the area with cheap and potent heroin, police and prosecutors are trying new tactics to get it off the streets.

Plus other experts say part of the war on this drug needs to be fought by word-of-mouth — telling schools, children and parents what’s out there.

Find out more in the conclusion of the KMOX News series “Heroin: Killing a New Generation”.

Listen to Megan’s report below:

Stay with NewsRadio 1120 as we continue in the weeks to come, to follow the fight to stop heroin.

As you’ve been listening to this week’s reports “Heroin: Killing a New Generation”, have you talked to your kids? Please share what you may have learned with other parents below and on our Facebook account.

Heroin: Killing a New Generation — Part 1
Heroin: Killing a New Generation — Part 2
Heroin: Killing a New Generation — Part 3
Heroin: Killing a New Generation — Part 4

Related Links:
The Drug Enforcement Administration
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
Bridgeway Counseling
Assisted Recovery Centers of America
Parents the Anti-Drug

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