Heroin Use On The Rise Among Younger Americans

Heroin Use On The Rise Among Younger Americans
A detective in the Ocean County Prosecutors office sorts out packets of confiscated heroin Wednesday Aug. 7, 2013, in Toms River, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has put the spotlight on heroin and alarming recent statistics. Abuse of the drug is on the rise amongst younger Americans. More from ABC News Crime and Terrorism Analyst Brad Garrett.