Heroin use is on the rise in the Capital Region.
**Note: some of the names have been changed in this story to protect their identities.
Brianna started snorting heroin at 14.
"I tried anything that would get me high and I liked the feeling . I just continued to do it. Eventually, I came to shooting heroin," she said.
"How old were you?"
"When I started shooting heroin, I was sixteen."
She's one of the many young people who started off first with pills.
"That's how I started, with the Oxycontins, the hydrocodones, the Roxicets. I started off with those, but heroin-- it's just-- more people have it and have lots more of it, so it's a lot easier to get than the prescription pills, definitely," she said.
Law enforcement says heroin is flooding our streets. It's sold in powder form. Each packet goes for about $10.