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REID HEALTH ISSUES HEROIN STATISTICS INVOLVING NEWBORNS

(RICHMOND)- The group Heroin is Here continues to work to battle addiction in the Whitewater Valley. Yesterday, Reid Health issued an update to draw attention to addicted newborns. Listen to this statistic... According to Reid, there was only one baby born addicted to heroin in 2010. Last year, there were 31. CEO Craig Kinyon said that the odds are high that an addicted mother will have more than one addicted child unless there's intervention. Heroin is Here is a group consisting of community leaders and medical professionals.