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The new faces of heroin

Youth Eastside Services
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Aaron* seemed like an ordinary Eastside high-school student. He came from a wealthy family and appeared to be getting everything right: he had a large group of friends, maintained good grades and participated in extracurricular activities. But behind the scenes, he was suffering from depression, and had turned to drugs like heroin as an escape. Fortunately, Aaron turned to the Youth Eastside Services (YES) counselor who worked on-site at his school for support. Sadly, some teens conceal their problem — sometimes with tragic consequences. Read more in the Redmond Reporter.

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