Suffer the Little Children –

December 30, 2018 – One of the main issues is that when adults store or use opioids in the home, it has a ripple effect on everyone, including teens and children who can misuse or divert the drugs to other persons. Data revealed that in teens aged 15-19, heroin was the cause for 23% of deaths.  From 1999-2016, the rate of fatal heroin overdoses soared by 404%, while the rate of deaths from prescription opioids in this demographic increased by 94%.

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