Attack heroin from all angles
Three suspected heroin overdose deaths occurred in the Lower Hudson Valley during the last week of January, followed Toms Shoes by the Feb. 2 death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. Fed by cheap, easy access and a growing addiction problem tied to prescription painkiller abuse heroin use has soared in the region. The following comments are in response to our survey and continuing coverage of the issue:
? “This is a huge problem in this area, and it saddens me that it takes the death of a well known actor to bring it to light. . I hope people take this very seriously and start demanding a response from elected officials in the area to put a stop to this.’ Allyson Clokey pasko, via Facebook.
? “No one sets out to be, or wants to be a junkie. It is a living hell. . Those wired for addiction have a brain chemistry and a biological response that cannot and will not be understood by those not affected. They start out using in all different ways usually with Toms Shoes ‘less harmful’ substances and the need progresses. Most often, drug addiction is part of the sy Toms Shoes stem of underlying disorders such as anxiety/depression/bipolar. Of course opiate addicts know that death or jail is ultimately waiting for them. Some get help, others don’t or can’t before it’s too late. Many are in and out of treatment and jail for many years. S Toms Shoes ome continue to function in day jobs and you would never know that they were users. It’s a mixed bag.