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What Are the Dangers Associated with Shooting Heroin?

There are multiple ways that people use heroin. It can be smoked and snorted, but many users eventually end up injecting the drug. This creates a more intense high, quicker. It also makes addiction much more likely. Injecting heroin intravenously is very dangerous. There is a much higher chance of overdose as well as multiple other risks. It isn’t unusual...

Heroin Addiction Signs, Effects, and Withdrawal  Symptoms

If you have paid attention to the news lately, then you know that the country is in the midst of an opioid drug epidemic. Prescription painkillers and illicit opioid drugs are taking more lives than ever. Heroin is just one of those drugs. Derived from morphine, which comes from the opium poppy plant, heroin is a central nervous system depressant...

How to Help a Heroin Addict

Addiction is a disease that affects not only the person who is addicted, but all the people who are around him or her. When you have a friend or loved one who is struggling with heroin addiction, it’s hard to know what to do. Talking with your friend or loved one is often the right thing to do, but you...