Moving The Needle: Saving Lives In The Heroin Crisis

Our special report digs into syringe exchanges, supervised injection and new ways America is fighting to save lives from heroin addiction.
Posted at 9:53 AM, Jul 25, 2017

This special report is in partnership with WCPO. David Holthaus, Lisa Bernard-Kuhn and Emily Maxwell contributed additional reporting and photography to this report. Visit WCPO for an in-depth article and our full multimedia experience

From Appalachia to Seattle, health officials, local governments and law enforcement are scrambling to find the most effective way to combat America's heroin crisis. This special report explores syringe exchanges, supervised injection and other efforts to keep people alive and get them into treatment.