Heroin Awareness

Heroin is an illegal and highly addictive drug that can be smoked, sniffed, or injected directly into the bloodstream. Many people have a preconceived notion of what heroin addiction looks like, but addiction can afflict anyone from any walk of life. Many people turn to heroin after prescription painkillers become too expensive. Approximately 80% of those addicted to heroin start by abusing prescription painkillers.