The heroin epidemic is sweeping the nation. Heroin overdoses have increased by 6 times the amount of what they were in 2001. First responders in southwest Ohio are responding to an increased number of overdose calls, some cities have seen as many as 48 calls in one day. Together we can battle this epidemic. There are organizations out there providing help for addicts. If you know someone who struggles with heroin addiction, get them help. Don't let them become the next statistic. Heroin Hopeline is a completely free service for addicts and family members. Butler County - 1-844-427-4747 Warren County - 1-877-695-6333