Newer drugs seemed to have marginalized heroin, but cheaper and purer supplies are attracting new customers. Many of them are middle-class teenagers from the suburbs. As part of NPR's week-long series on heroin, join NPR's Neal Conan for a look at the new recruits to an old addiction.
*Assistant chief probation officer, South Boston, Mass. Courthouse
*Son Jonathan died of a heroin overdose at age 26 in 1995
*Wrote a book about his son's battle with addiction, called Losing Jonathan
*English professor at University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth
Dr. Judith Martin
*Medical director of two treatment centers: the 14th Street Clinic and the East Bay Recovery Project, both in Oakland, Calif.
*Certified in addiction medicine
*Chair of the Committee for the Treatment of Opiate Dependence at the California Society of Addiction Medicine