BBC News

America's heroin trail: A new generation of addicts

America is in the grip of a heroin and prescription-drug epidemic. More Americans - almost 50,000 per year - now die from drugs than from guns or in car accidents.

Correspondent Ian Pannell. Filmed by Darren Conway, edited by James Reevell.

You can watch the Our World documentary: American Addiction this weekend on BBC World and the BBC News Channel.

Smack in America's suburbs

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter