Heroin is a white or brown powder made from opium poppies. Users may snort, smoke or inject the highly addictive depressant.

It impairs the thinking process impairing the decision making process.

  • Heroin enters the brain immediately
     

  • Users need more each time to achieve the same high
     

  • Heroin’s impact varies when taken with alcohol or other drugs, making it very unpredictable
     

  • Common street names: brown sugar, dope, H, horse, junk, skag, skunk, smack, white horse

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