The rate of heroin overdoses has also increased by 300 percent on the North Shore in the past decade.
Jan Zehren tells us she's lost too many students to this addiction.
"Parents feel like they're in this by themselves. It's really sad to go to a young person's funeral," Jan Zehren, Teacher at Shorewood Intermediate School.
Ann Christiansen, Health Director at the North Shore Health Department tells us the guide helps families find signs of addictive behavior and seek help, even during a drug overdose. It also shares ways to keep your children out of harm, even in your own home.