Heroin: a national epidemic hits close to home

By Courtney Kendler
Holt Journal Staff Reporter

With much of the country falling victim to the steady rise in heroin use, many ordinary communities across the nation are struggling when it comes to helping those with substance abuse problems. Holt is no different. “A big problem in Holt right now is the same problem everywhere. It’s heroin. It’s huge,” said Delhi Township Supervisor C.J. Davis. “Nobody wants to talk about it.