North Carolina Public Radio on Heroin Addiction

by / Tuesday, 21 October 2014 / Published in Heroin Addiction

WUNC Greensboro Bureau Chief, Jeff Tiberii, recently conducted a series of interviews on the growing opioid/heroin addiction problem facing North Carolina. Jeff’s story was distributed on National Public Radio’s Here and Now¬†news program and presented an informative summary of this extremely important health issue affecting so many North Carolina families.

Participating in the interviews were the CEO of Alcohol and Drug Services (ADS), Mr. Ron Rau Jr., and the Director of Medical Services for ADS, Dr. Anthony Steele. Several ADS patients currently participating in methadone treatment also generously contributed their views and personal stories of recovery in the WUNC piece.

Jeff Tiberii’s audio interviews and complete story can be heard below:

 

One Response to “North Carolina Public Radio on Heroin Addiction”

  1. Mr. Tiberii,

    Thank you for covering this topic. I am a student in Human Services Technology, Substance Abuse track at GTCC. This is a tragedy. I hope in the future I can find some way to bring needed resources to the organizations working with these populations. Do you have any ideas?

    My instructors have been describing this problem on the rise in High Point and I was excited to hear about it from your story. It made my classroom experience real. Again, thank you for bringing your story to WUNC.

    Kind Regards,
    Cherie Bohaboy

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