Documentary Spotlights Seattle's Heroin Problem, And Solutions | KUOW News and Information

Documentary Spotlights Seattle's Heroin Problem, And Solutions

Feb 23, 2016

Bill Radke talks with filmmaker Marcela Gaviria about her Frontline documentary "Chasing Heroin," which focuses on the Puget Sound region. King County alone saw a spike of 58 percent in fatal heroin overdoses from 2013 to 2014. Seattle's LEAD (Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion) program aims to get addicts into drug treatment instead of jail.