Now that drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in America, we as a society are starting to approach drug addicts and their illness much differently. In case you haven’t seen it yet, PBS FrontLine aired an episode called, “Chasing Heroin”, which is a two-hour investigation into the heroin epidemic and crisis we are currently facing. The video below shares the stories of the journey these addicts face, while also shedding light on U.S. drug policy, and how addiction should be treated like a major public health issues instead of a crime.
Chasing Heroin Video
Recovering From The Heroin Epidemic
Addiction is a disease and anyone who uses addictive drugs can become an addict. This has become a harsh reality that our country now has to fix. The sad news is that addiction can’t be cured with a magic pill, but it can be put into remission. If you, or someone you love, are struggling with the health issue of a substance use disorder, The Watershed can help. We believe in recovery because we have seen thousands upon thousands of heroin users get clean, and stay clean. To learn how, contact us now at 1-800-861-1768. Your future in recovery is now.Tags: faces of heroin, heroin overdose