Drug Addiction

Heroin

Were Drug Addicts From Puerto Rico Victims Of Treatment Scam?

Puerto Rican drug addicts who have been sent to Chicago with the promise of world-class drug treatment have been ending up homeless, and a state lawmaker thinks they might be victims of identity theft.

05/20/2015

Tim Ryan (left) says he got his son Nick (right) addicted to heroin. (Family provided photos)

2 Investigators: Family Wrecked By Heroin Offers Sobering Lesson

Suburban mother of three Shannon Ryan recorded cell phone video to document her son Nick Ryan’s heroin addiction.

03/24/2015

(Photo Illustration by David McNew/Getty Images)

Some Kids Turning To ADHD Drugs For A Boost

When you think of drug rehab, cocaine and heroin may come to mind, but some different drugs are sending an exploding number of kids into treatment.

CBS 2–09/30/2012

Heroin

Study: Heroin Users Don’t Know Drug’s Risks

Heroin used to be a blight confined to urban areas, but no longer. Heroin’s deadly reach extends to the suburbs and beyond. And a new study shows that heroin users don’t know the risks associated with the drug.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2011