Northfield's heroin problem

The Northfield problem was mentioned last month in the Hazelden Foundation's report on Twin Cities drug abuse.

Carol Falkowski is the director of research communications at the Minnesota-based Hazelden Foundation, which provides drug and alcohol addiction treatment for teens and adults. She is also the author of the drug abuse report.

Falkowski joined All Things Considered host Tom Crann on the phone from Colorado, and she says many of the students hooked on heroin at Northfield High School are actually high-achievers.

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