Report: Heroin use, overdose deaths on the rise in Bergen County
The Governor's Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse released a new study showing an alarming and rising rate of heroin use in New Jersey.
Experts say the addiction usually starts with prescription pain killers and then a transition to heroin because it's cheaper and easier to get.
Bergen County saw 28 heroin-related deaths last year, according to the report. So far this year,...