Opioids in the Valley: Heroin addiction leads to tragedy for Indio family

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According to the Centers for Disease Control, drug overdoses are the No. 1 cause of injury deaths in the country. The numbers are on an alarming rise.

Coming up Thursday at 6 p.m., News Channel 3’s Joe Galli goes in-depth on the heroin epidemic here in the Coachella Valley.

Hear from parents who had two sons, one sober for four years after battling addiction to heroin, the other on the streets shooting up more than six times a day.

One of those sons died of an overdose.

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