“We see a lot more heroin use now, a lot more heroin overdoes than we used to,” says ER physician Dr. Cassandra Haddox of St. Anthony’s Medical Center in South County.
A group of Republicans in the Illinois House are looking to attack the issue of heroin abuse.
“Students are the ones that need to be educated and yes, scared to death of touching this drug and others, you know?” Pam Jones says.
Rick Seiter contends they’re victims, “prostitution and addiction and a life on the streets was not a choice for any of these women.”
Last month,Chad Davis, 34, launched the Ride It Out program for recovering addicts or anyone dealing with stress, anxiety or depression. He realized that biking replaced his desire for drugs, which led him to a healthier lifestyle.