Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails

Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails

Jul 11, 2016 · Her case is one of at least a half-dozen deaths nationwide involving jail heroin withdrawal during the last two years. Advocates fear the number will grow given the nation’s heroin crisis.

Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails

There have been at least a half-dozen deaths nationwide during the last two years involving jail heroin withdrawal, and advocates fear the number will grow given the nation’s heroin crisis.

Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails

Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails. Advocates find the deaths particularly troubling because opioid withdrawal is rarely life-threatening.

Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails

Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails. LEBANON, Pa. — In the days following her 18-year-old daughter’s first arrest on heroin charges, Stephanie Moyer took solace thinking the

Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails

Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails At least a half-dozen deaths have occurred nationwide during the last two years as the nation faces a heroin crisis By Maryclaire Dale

Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails

Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails . In the days following her 18-year-old daughter’s first arrest on heroin charges, Stephanie Moyer took solace thinking the nearby jail in

National advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in

National advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails. Many jails are not prepared for the medical issues of inmates who are detoxing.

Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails

Heroin withdrawal is rarely fatal, but more than a half-dozen people have died behind bars in the U.S. during the last two years after suffering from severe symptoms that their families say went

Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails

Advocates fear more heroin withdrawal deaths in jails . Stephanie Moyer took solace thinking the nearby jail in central Pennsylvania would be a safe place for her daughter to stay

Midstate case: Fear of heroin withdrawal deaths in jails

The city screens inmates using the Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale to assess their need for medication or IV fluids. Officials could not remember an opiate withdrawal death during that time.