Heroin Overdose ‘Cure’ Exists, But Can Users Find It?

NBC News

BY ANDREW BLANKSTEIN

Tracey Helton’s descent into the world of opiates began at 17, when she had her wisdom teeth pulled and was prescribed Vicodin.

Not long after, she began shooting heroin. Then came a fateful move to San Francisco, periods of homelessness, a featured role in an HBO documentary about heroin addicts and an overdose that nearly killed her. More.