The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners
WHEREAS, heroin use in New Mexico and the availability of the drug has shown a steady
increase over the past five years according to the National Substance Abuse Index and at least 15 people in Albuquerque under the age of 24 died from heroin overdoses in 2008; and…
WHEREAS, in response to these and other senseless deaths, Jennifer Weiss, whose own son,
Cameron, suffered and died from heroin addiction, formed the Heroin Awareness Committee (HAC ) whose members decided to take action rather than pretend the epidemic does not exist; and…
No, let’s all pretend that the epidemic actually does exist.