StopDrugs HoustonDecember 10, 2016
The Heroin Epidemic
Source: Josh F - AML/CTF Director
Today is a somber day in our great nation. CNN just announced that the death toll attributed to heroin overdoses in the United States has exceeded deaths by gun violence. As a Police Officer, I have seen firsthand the devastating pain, suffering, and burden of drug addiction on users, families, and the criminal justice system. In fact, few Americans have NOT been affected by drug addiction. Whether a mother, brother, daughter or friend, the struggle against narcotic analgesic addiction has had a lasting impact in our communities.