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Connections: Healthy Friday - Increase in Heroin Use

Feb 20, 2015

About 10 years ago, use and abuse of prescription opioids surged. Today, the related drug of choice is heroin. Police say the drug is more readily available than in the past. We’re going to talk with a person who is currently going through recover treatment, and others about this dangerous trend.      

  • Mark Winsberg, MD, Clinical Director, Rochester Regional Chemical Dependency
  • Paul Jacoby, primary therapist, Rochester Regional Chemical Dependency
  • Colin
  • Jim Wesley, Drug Chemistry Supervisor, Monroe County Crime Lab