Westmoreland overdose deaths at new high

Following five fatal overdoses, Coroner Kenneth Bacha released a tentative total to date of 130 drug deaths for 2016 -- more than the126 from 2015, and the 87 in 2014.

In more than 150 interviews with recovering addicts from Westmoreland County, professor Eric Kocian and a group of students didn’t find one person who tried heroin for fun. Instead they moved to heroin when their prescription meds ran out, or their source or funds dried up. Read more of Rich Lord's troubling story here: http://www.post-gazette.com/local/westmoreland/2016/11/01/Westmoreland-overdoses-break-record/stories/201611010161

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