Heroin

It's Not Just You

Powerful Super Bowl 2015 Heroin PSA - National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

According to the Foundation for a Drug-Free World, Heroin alone accounts for 18% of drug abuse in the US.

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16-year old Heroin Addict

All the dark spots are marks from needle injections.

Photo credit: US Treasury Department, Bureau of Narcotics. drugfreeworld.org

The Horrifying true Story of Desi Sandlin


According to a USA Today article, Desi Sandlin grew up in Florence Kentucky and started experimenting with drugs at 14 years old. By 19, she was addicted to heroin.


"The only way a heroin addict gets off heroin is when they die," Kenny Sandlin told his daughter.


Desi died of a heroin overdose this same time one year ago. She was only 22.

According to the Michael's House Treatment Center...

There are believed to be at least 700,000 people in the United States who need heroin addiction treatment but are not receiving it.

If you or someone you know needs treatment, please get help

Here are some websites and numbers to help-

ADDICTION HOTLINE

1-866-470-4245

It's free and someone's there to answer at all times

http://www.heroinaddiction.ws/