Heroin Addicts Face Barriers to Treatment

Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment
As the ranks of heroin users rise, increasing numbers of addicts are looking for help but are failing to find it — because there are no beds in packed facilities, treatment is hugely expensive and insurance companies won't pay for inpatient rehab …
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Life-saving heroin antidote makes its way to more families
Video: As NBC's series “Hooked: America's Heroin Epidemic” continues, a mother reveals she used a new drug to save her son from an overdose, and shares her feelings about his addiction. NBC News national correspondent Kate Snow reports.
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At 21, recovering Ill. heroin addict starts over
Cody Lewis, a recovering heroin addict, talks abut his life and addiction at the Good Samaritan Methodist Church in Addison, Ill. Lewis speaks openly about his struggles. At age 12, he turned to marijuana. By his freshman year, he was smoking weed …
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Dr. Reef on Oprah – Family Ravaged by Heroin Addiction — I had the opportunity to visit Oprah and reach out to a family ravaged by heroin addiction. This was really the last chance they had to get it together. Anot…


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