What’s Behind The Sharp Rise In Heroin Use In The U.S.

Philip Seymour Hoffman arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" in Los Angeles, California, November 18, 2013. The actor was discovered in his West Village apartment early in the day on February 2, 2014 in New York City. Philip Seymour Hoffman was discovered unresponsive and was later pronounced dead at the scene. 
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Philip Seymour Hoffman arrives for the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" in Los Angeles, California, November 18, 2013. The actor was discovered in his West Village apartment early in the day on February 2, 2014 in New York City. Philip Seymour Hoffman was discovered unresponsive and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

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What’s Behind The Sharp Rise In Heroin Use In The U.S.

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's death from an apparent heroin overdose shocked us all. What’s behind the sharp rise in heroin use in the U.S. and debate over what to do about it.

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's death from an apparent heroin overdose shocked us all. What’s behind the sharp rise in heroin use in the U.S. and debate over what to do about it.

Guests

Barry Meier

staff reporter, The New York Times; author of "Pain Killer: A 'Wonder' Drug's Trail of Addiction and Death."

Dr. Wilson Compton

deputy director, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Jeff Deeney

social worker, contributor to The Atlantic magazine and recovering heroin addict.

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