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MADISON COUNTY, Ill. – There's an effort to put a stop to the heroin epidemic among young people in Madison County.

State's Attorney Tom Gibbons discussed the dangers of heroin with parents at St. Boniface in Edwardsville, where there were 22 confirmed heroin overdose deaths in 2013.

Back in 2009 there were just seven heroin deaths.

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