Regarding "Fatal turn to heroin" [News, Jan. 26], free in-home drug-test kits are available to parents through the Suffolk County sheriff's Test, Don't Guess program. Parents can obtain them at locations including the Huntington, Babylon and Brookhaven youth bureaus, as well as from county legislators.

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These kits are not just another tool to help prevent, discover and even stop drug abuse, but can indicate whether professional help might be needed.

Phil Enright, Medford