Study First of Its Kind to Track Age Trends in Heroin Deaths

heroinIt is commonly known that there are only three possible outcomes for addicts.  It is going to be sobriety, prison—or death.  A new study published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment reported the death rate for heroin and cocaine users as 14.3 times higher than the general population average.  The study highlights the mortality risks associated with using these illicit drugs. Continue reading