Heroin: problems and solutions

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction
  2. The recent history of overdoses in Ohio
  3. Heroin-related crimes cause overcrowding in Portage County Jail
  4. Drug policy reform: a different approach
  5. Heroin legalization: an unconventional alternative
  6. Heroin recovery options
  7. How 90-day treatment programs can help
  8. The Face of Addiction
  9. Contributors

Heroin is an ongoing problem in the United States and Ohio. In the past six months, there have been nearly 100 heroin-related drug overdoses in Cuyahoga County, and amid record high drug arrests, the Portage County Jail is in need of expansion.

Here, we take a look at these problems, as well as potential solutions.



A brief history of heroin
Taylor Kerns


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