Heroin use on the rise in Minnesota suburbs

[KSTP-TV, Nov. 7, 2013] Heroin is driving teens to extremes and suburban families to the brink. The funeral for another young adult, Robert McCullough, was held Monday. He’s the most recent victim of heroin in Anoka County.

At Unity Hospital in Fridley, the number of patients who have overdosed on heroin has doubled in a decade.

“I’ve personally seen more men than women come in, it doesn’t discriminate,” according to Dr. Susan Hafferman.

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