Paradise House: Fighting the Plague of Opiate Abuse

There is a ludicrous absence of sense in the distribution of funds for the care of opiate addicts at risk of dying from an overdose. “Heroin Epidemic,” the headlines scream, but funding has been cut for halfway houses or “community residences” that have an eighty percent success rate with women who complete the program, which provides round-the-clock supervision and care. You see, coming off heroin is the place where it hits the fan.