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Heroin-Related Deaths Rising In Minnesota

Some states, including Minnesota, are reporting a rise in heroin use as many addicts shift from more costly and harder-to-get prescription opiates to this cheaper alternative. A look at what’s happening in Minnesota:Minnesota has seen an alarming rise in heroin-related deaths in recent years and a tenfold increase in the number of people seeking treatment for heroin addiction.

04/05/2014

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New Treatment Options Available For Heroin Addiction

Heroin addiction has been in the spotlight after the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, but heroin is not just a problem among the rich and famous — it’s killing Minnesotans as well. Now, there are new treatment options that doctors are using to deal with heroin addiction.

02/11/2014

Heroin

Expert: Treatments For Heroin At Record High In Twin Cities

While the use of prescription opiates is down, drug expert Carol Falkowski says there’s seeing a record number of people going into treatment for heroin addiction.

01/28/2013

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