Heroin

Don't Shoot, Snort or Smoke

Heroin

Heroin can get you high and hooked fast.

The different names

The different names Heroin is called is smack, horse, brown sugar, dope, H, junk, skag, skunk, white horse, china white and mexican black tar.

What heroins made of

Heroin is a highly addictive drug, its produced from morphine and a natural substance that come from the Asian poppy plant.

How heroins abused

People abuse heroin by injecting, snorting, and smoking it.

Side effects

In a short amount of time heroin use destroys the body. Common conditions that heroin users get include infection of the heart lining and valves, liver disease, lung disease, hepatitis and HIV or AIDS from using needles.

Manufacturing Locations

Heroin has four primary sources of manufacturing and that's in South America, Southeast Asia, Southwest Asia and Mexico.

The Bottom Line

It is a fast high, but it's one that can be instantly fatal. Also, the high risk of addiction should make you stop and think before ever giving it a try. One time could lead to a lifetime of chasing a high that can ruin your body and your life.

The Risks

It's nearly impossible to know the actual strength of heroin because it's often combined with toxic ingredients. Also, heroin often has additives that will not dissolve in the bloodstream. This can easily cause a blood clot to form and travel to the lungs, liver, heart or brain, which is instantly fatal.