Heroin-related deaths in Colorado increasing at alarming rate

Last Updated: Friday, April 7, 2017

(KUSA, April 6)- A new report highlights what we've been talking about a lot lately. Heroin. The highly-addictive drug that seems to target, well everyone.

The multi-agency report finds heroin-related deaths among Colorado residents are up - really up. 

They've doubled between 2011 and 2015. Last year, 160 Coloradans died because of the drug.

What's more, there has been a 2,035-percent increase in the number of heroin-induced seizures during that same time period. Read more.

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