It’s been in the news a lot lately. In Atlanta, there is enough of a problem in the suburbs to garner the nickname The Triangle, or the Heroin Triangle, running from Atlanta out to Johns Creek and over to Kennesaw. Barack Obama came to Atlanta just recently as the city hosted a national conference on combating addiction. Many blame the over-prescription of painkillers as a major factor in the rise of the heroin epidemic in the U.S. Whatever the cause, pharmaceutical or societal, the numbers are staggering. 

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