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Drug experts: Trust your gut about warning signs in your teen’s room
By Harry Hitzeman
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State of Addiction: A WISN 12 NEWS Special Report

The opioid epidemic is crippling countless lives throughout Wisconsin. People affected by the crisis share their stories of how they're dealing with the crisis.
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Youth Presentations

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A family's journey in the battle against heroin
Posted April 12, 2016
Amy Pflugshaupt
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Your Choice presentation tells Kohler students the peril of substance abuse
Posted November 5, 2014
Gary Klein - Sheboygan Press
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Siblings talk dangers of drinking and drugs with North Boone Students
Posted April 2, 2014
Susan Vela -
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Stairway to Heroin

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NWI program shares ways for preventing heroin addiction
Published October 14, 2016
By Giles Bruce
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Fighting an epidemic
Sobering stories, statistics of heroin addiction emerge at program
Published September 27, 2016
By Daniel Gaitan
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Large crowd attends heroin event
Published April 27, 2016
Sarah Weihert - Watertown Daily Times
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Sauk Prairie addiction program offers real-life experience
Published April 6th, 2016
By Kim Lamoreaux - The Sun Prairie Eagle
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Stairway to Heroin: A First Hand Account
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Deadly Decisions

Oconomowoc to host 'Deadly Decisions' on Oct. 19th
Published October 7, 2016
Donna Franke
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Wake Up Call

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Mother, son create 'Hidden in Plain Sight' room to show signs of drug abuse
Published January 4, 2017
Ben Wagner - Channel 12 news
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Heroin exhibit finds permanent home in Hartland
Published August 8, 2016
Tyler Langan - Lake Country Now
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Finding Hidden Signs of Teen Drug & Alcohol Use
Published April 13, 2016
The Morning Blend
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As Paul Ryan announces bipartisan effort to combat opiate abuse, family set reveal red flags
Published April 13, 2016
Beverly Taylor – Fox 6 News
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Family to share story on drug abuse
Published February 2, 2017
Steve Rundio - The Tomah Journal
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Key Influencers Summit - Addressing Milwaukee's Opioid Epidemic
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AG Schimel Convenes AG Colleagues in Milwaukee to Discuss Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse
Published October 5 , 2016
Wisconsin Dept. of Justice
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The Epidemic of Our Time: Heroin and Opiate Addiction in Wisconsin
Dan O'Donnell - 1130 WISN
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Experts: Education, enforcement are key to fighting heroin in DuPage
Published September 22, 2016
Gary Gibula - Chicago Tribune
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Senate hearing searches for common ground on heroin scourge
Published April 15, 2016

Crocker Stephenson - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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Wisconsin family shares battle of heroin addiction
Published February 29, 2016
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Family shares experience with drug addiction at La Crosse forum
Published February 29, 2016
Eric Jacobson - WKTB-TV
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Community summit provides sobering reminder of dangers of heroin addiction
Published February 17, 2016
John Rasche - Greenfield Now
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Family shares their struggle at heroin summit
Published February 15, 2016

Casey Geraldo - TMJ4
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Wisconsin family shares story of drug addiction to help others
Published November 29, 2015
Jennifer Kliese - WQOW
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Published October 21, 2015
Pos!tively Naperville
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"Addiction is like, the worst possible storm:" Family that lived it now working to help others through
Posted May 7, 2015
Bret Lemoine - Fox 6 News
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Sharing the pain of addiction
Published April 23, 2015
Terry Flores - Kenosha News
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Heartbreak of heroin: Janesville takes a look at its H problem
Published April 22, 2015
Frank Schultz - GazetteXtra
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Lybert family recalls son’s heroin addiction, rehabilitation
Published January 28, 2015
Amy Smith – Daily Union
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Former drug addicts family brings help to families in Northern Illinois
Published January 8, 2015
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