Gone Too Soon: Heroin Deaths in CLT Extended Web Cut

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – This two-part WCCB Charlotte investigation with WCCB News @ Ten anchor Morgan Fogarty uncovered different numbers at the state and local levels in part one. In part two, an intimate look at one family’s heroin hell, and the different ways people in the Charlotte area are fighting back against heroin.

For drug addiction help and information: http://www.nchrc.org/

For information on the “Overdose Prevention Law” in NC: http://www.nchrc.org/programs-and-services/911-good-samaritan-laws-naloxone-access-and-syringe-law-in-nc/

For addiction hotlines: https://www2.ncdhhs.gov/contacts/hotlines.htm

For information on heroin death statistics in NC: http://www.injuryfreenc.ncdhhs.gov/DataSurveillance/poisoning/AllHeroinPoisoningDeathsbyCounty-1999-2014.pdf

For information on the Joe Davis Memorial Run: https://joedavisrun.racesonline.com/