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While some communities are seeing a reduction in the number of heroin related deaths, others are seeing an increase.

The state of Maryland has a disturbing trend.

According to the Examiner, the number of heroin deaths rose 41% from year to year.

You can read more about the situation in the state by clicking HERE.

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We frequently explain that pill abusers turn to heroin because either their pill supply runs dry, or that they can no longer afford to buy their opiates in pill form.

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No community may be seeing a bigger explosion in heroin use than the Maryland beach community of Ocean City.

Citing a 550% increase in heroin cases from the past, investigators there recently conducted an investigation spanning several weeks.

Officers arrested numerous drug users who were buying and selling heroin.

According to the Baltimore Sun, the community there is seeing an explosion in heroin use as measure are being put into place to prohibit prescription fraud.

Operation Smackdown saw undercover officers purchase numerous drugs, but heroin was the chief substance bought and sold.

Nobody just starts trying heroin one day. This is an addiction level built up by opiate use that manifests into heroin use.

It’s important communities continue to explain to people of all ages how critical prescription drug abuse is.

Addicts range in age from early teens to the baby boomers.

The best thing parents can do is either lock up or dispose of old medications to make sure that their children can’t experiment with any pills in the home.

The other thing parents can do is home drug test their children regularly.

Random home drug testing can help detect use that the nose cannot detect. Too many parents keep their nose trained for alcohol or marijuana, but you can’t sniff out a pill.

Teensavers came across a story out of Maryland and a young man’s sickness after using a substance called K4.

The woman received a call from her 20-year-old son saying he needed to go to the doctor. He was also saying that he wanted to kill himself and he had taken a razor to his wrists and arms several times.

Instead of driving her son to the hospital, she called for an ambulance and police. Officers found empty packets of something called k4.

You can read the rest of the story on this synthetic marijuana sickness HERE.

Parents need to learn that these synthetic substances can kill. They alter your mind with chemical compounds.