Experts say patients often turn to heroin when prescriptions for painkillers such as OxyContin run out.
Experts say patients often turn to heroin when prescriptions for painkillers such as OxyContin run out. Toby Talbot AP
Experts say patients often turn to heroin when prescriptions for painkillers such as OxyContin run out. Toby Talbot AP

We can’t arrest our way out of growing opioid and heroin epidemic

September 20, 2016 06:25 PM