The Vicious Cycle of Drug Abuse and HomelessnessIs the spike of drug overdoses in downtown St. Louis emblematic of a building problem?
Officials, Victims' Families Hope Heroin PSA Spurs ActionAfter being told some parents of heroin victims say it went too far, Laura Stenger replied, "It never can go too far. That is what heroin does. I'm sorry they feel that way, but it could even get stronger."
Are We Tuning Out Warnings About Deadly Heroin?There wasn't any real decline in heroin overdose deaths in 2013 from the previous year.
Teenage Filmmaker Focuses Lens on Classmates' Rx Drug Abuse A film focused on exposing teen prescription drug abuse will be screened in St. Louis.
Teen Vogue Features Local Heroin Tragedy"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.
St. Louis County Heroin Deaths Drop in 2012Getting addicts to turn on their dealers and warning teens are just a couple of tactics that officials believe have had an impact.
Heroin Overdose Deaths Still Rising in St. Charles CountyThe number of overdose deaths is at 19 and climbing, compared with just ten last decade.
New Pain Pill Creating New AddictsPrescription painkiller addiction has been called an epidemic. And a new drug is adding fuel to the fire across the country and here in St. Louis.