ROAST the news media and others who refer to the heroin overdose problem in terms usually associated with an infectious disease that you can contract through no fault of your own, which is obviously not the case. You have be a willing participant to die of a heroin overdose. To paraphrase Columbiana County Drug Task Force Director Brian McLaughlin, who said it best: If you don't want to overdose on drugs, don't use them. Why anyone ever would is another issue altogether. Life remains about choices and taking responsibility for those choices.