'EPIC' 5K Brings Conversation Of Substance Abuse To The TableIn just five years, heroin overdoses in Colorado have gone up by 350 percent, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
Colorado's Heroin, Opioid Problem Gets Help From The Federal GovernmentColorado is set to get hundreds of thousands of dollars from the federal government to fight the heroin and the opioid epidemic.
Heroin Use, Deaths On The Rise In Middle Class AmericaAccording to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, heroin use in America is up 75% between 2007 and 2011. Many heroin addicts start on prescription pain killers prescribed for minor injuries.

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