Average first use of heroin 20 years ago was 27 years of age. Now it is 17 years of age. The children are not making it through without getting addicted. Nip drug use in the very beginning no matter what kind of drug it is. This has become a public safety issue for all, not just the user and the users family, but everyone. This problem does not seem as if it is going away. We have to think of the next steps, find solutions so others will not die. Check out www.couragetospeak.org.