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FDA approves new hand-held auto-injector to reverse opioid overdose
 
 
WFSB: Doctors say heroin use has reached epidemic status
 
 
The Day: State responds to a growing heroin crisis
             Waterford man's possible overdose death part of trend
 
 
Hartford Courant: Investigation Into Deadly Heroin-Fentanyl Mix Leads to 5 Arrests
 
 
 
Hartford Courant:  Lawmakers Poised to Expand Access to Heroin Reversal Drug
 
 
Liberty Voice:  Heroin Deaths Public Health Crisis Now
 
 
 
Associated Press:  Heroin, cocaine-related deaths increase sharply in Connecticut last year
 
 
Associated Press:  Holder:  Heroin an urgent public health crisis
 
 
22 News/WWLP.com (Western Mass):  Schools get heroin antidote
 
 
Hartford Courant (Editorial):  First Responders Could Help Cut Heroin Deaths
                                       To stop the rise in deaths, equip all first responders with naloxone
 
 
CT News Junkie (OP-ED):  Opioid Overdose and What Can Be Done to Save Lives
 
 
Hartford Courant:  Deadly Heroin-Fentanyl Mix On Streets Prompts Police Warnings
                          Death of 14-year old girl in East Windsor adds urgency to investigation
 
 
The Day: Deaths from heroin in New London, Norwich doubled in 2013
              L+M, Backus hospital see more overdose deaths
 
 
New Haven Register: 'Typical' heroin user in Connecticut is white, male, suburban; often unaware of what they're actually using