Law enforcement professionals from the federal, state, county, and municipal level continues to wage war on heroin and painkiller use and what can be done to reverse the trend. Overdoses in Madison County were up again in 2014. A local group is helping organize an awareness rally Saturday in Alton.
Chad Sabora is an admitted former addict, and is trying to help others kick the habit. He says the most important thing he could tell someone battling heroin addiction is to understand what it is they are dealing with. Sabora tells The Big Z the disease turns the user into a version of Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde.
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The Drug Addiction and Awareness Rally in Alton will be Saturday at 2pm at the Lifehouse Church at 3825 Seminary Street.