Heroin's Deadly Grip


As President Trump unveils his plans for a temporary memorial to opioid-abuse victims and their families in Washington, D.C., we take a look at the grip heroin addiction has had on our local community. Michael McMahon, District Attorney of Staten Island, gives us insight into what is being done on the front lines to fight the opioid epidemic.


Title: Heroin's Deadly Grip

Type: Segment

Subject(s): Opioids Crisis

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: WLIW | MetroFocus

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 03/28/2018

Runtime: 00:10:27

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Language: English


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