News 12 of Westchester: “Officials worried about recent heroin overdoses”

(News 12 of Westchester)

MAHOPAC – Four young people have died over the past few weeks from heroin overdoses, prompting concern from law enforcement officials in northern Westchester.

Local drug enforcement officials in Westchester and Putnam counties say the recent overdoses could be a reoccurrence of those that plagued the region nine months ago.

A meeting was held Wednesday evening in hopes of educating the community on how residents can put a plan together to help their loved ones fight addiction

One father who attended the forum says the only way to fight drugs like heroin is with community teamwork.