The news outlet reports that the student, who was observed with a syringe sticking out of his sock, told a responding EMS that he had taken "an opium with a syringe."
The student, who fell unconscious after returning from a bathroom at the Buckhead school, was charged with possession of heroin on a school campus. The incident is being investigated as a disciplinary matter according to Atlanta Public Schools.
Heroin is destroying thousands of lives on a yearly basis across the United States and the number has been on the rise in many places. How much of a problem has this become in Atlanta and Buckhead?
How concerned are you about this growing epidemic?