CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 22, 2015
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(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) The epidemic of drug abuse in New England examined by looking at Gloucester, Massachusetts; scenes shown from the coastal town where police offer help, not arrest. [Gloucester police Chief Leonard CAMPANELLO@- comments on the heroin problem & how he decided to deal with it; recounts dealing with heroin addicts as a police officer.] [Recovering heroin user Steve LESNIKOWSKI@- explains coming here for help after he got addicted to pain pills & then heroin.] [Boston University professor David ROSENBLOOM@- says relapsing addicts need help.] The spread of the Gloucester program to other police stations & how Steve is doing in treatment of this dangerous addiction discussed.
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