Examining The Treatment Options For Heroin Addicts

February 20, 2014

As part of our in-depth FOCUS report on heroin, we’ve examined the dangers of the “new heroin” laced with the prescription drug Fentanyl, and we’ve learned how Narcan can reverse the effects of a potentially deadly overdose.  Now we’re looking at treatment options for addicts.


  • Jon Cohan is a recovering addict who abused heroin and other opiates.  He’s now an addictions counselor at the outpatient treatment center Right Turn. 
  • Dr. Christine Pace is an attending physician at Boston Medical Center and a board-certified addiction specialist. 

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