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Heroin Addiction

Nadeem's Addiction

Nadeem's Addiction

Nadeem Sarwar, 24, is a drug addict who spends much of his time on the streets of Camden, N.J., feeding his addiction. Nadeem moved to South Jersey from his home in Brooklyn to help open a new retail store for his father. After that he became addicted to heroin and now uses multiple times a day.

August 07, 2012 5:36 pm
Statistics show heroin use on the rise in Lake County

Statistics show heroin use on the rise in Lake County

When a 21-year-old Dyer man and an 18-year-old Schererville woman died within three days early this spring and police suspected their deaths were linked to heroin, it showed the community the drug is not isolated to urban areas.

August 07, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Schererville native tells his story of addiction, recovery

Schererville native tells his story of addiction, recovery

Chicago police kicked in the door of a Chinatown restaurant bathroom and found a nearly dead Ricky Montez on the floor. The Schererville-raised Montez, who once walked the halls of Lake Central High School in a letterman jacket stitched with patches lauding his athletic achievements, had overdosed.

August 07, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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