Heroin can kill. Heroin
is one of the top two frequently reported drugs by medical examiners
in drug abuse deaths.
Before you risk it..
Know the law. Heroin is an
illegal Schedule I drug, meaning that it is in the group of the most highly
Get the facts. Any method
of heroin use - snorting, smoking, swallowing or injecting the drug - can
cause immediate harm and lead to addiction.
Stay informed. The untimely deaths of several popular musicians and other celebrities may
have influenced many young people to stay away from heroin use, but to
other, the dangers are still
Know the risk. Because the strength of heroin varies
and it's impact is more unpredictable
when used with alcohol or other drugs,
the user never knows what might happen with the next dose.