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  1. smack By Christian Floyd

  2. What is Heroin? • H, smack, horse, brown, black, and tar are some names for Heroin

  3. How is heroin made Heroin? • Heroin is made from the poppy flower, commonly found in Asia/the Middle East

  4. How does Heroin get distributed ? • In the united states heroin is illegal to sell/posses. It is smuggled over the boarder in Mexico and shipped via ship from Asia.

  5. Who typically uses Heroin? • About 200,000 Americans are classified as heroin addicts. • Average age is 22 and male.

  6. How is Heroin used? It can be smoked, drank, injected, and snorted.

  7. What will happen if I use Heroin? Heroin use often results in premature aging, blacking out, and delusions.

  8. How addictive is Heroin? • Heroin is EXTREAMLY addictive. • Most people that use once use again.

  9. How does Heroin affect your body? Heroin is an opioid, and it has the effects of a depressant, but is not classified as one. The main organs that it effects are the brain, heart, liver, and kidneys Heroin can sometimes lead to fantasy/delusions

  10. Fun Facts • It was originally made to help addicts to morphine stop using.

  11. Heroin is a derivative of the German word Heroisch which means Heroic. It is said that heroin makes a person feel heroic.

  12. Over 80% of heroin users inject with a partner, yet 80% of overdose victims found by paramedics are found alone. 

  13. Approximately 13.5 million people in the world take opioids (opium-like substances), including 9.2 million who use heroin.

  14. Heroin is such a dangerous drug because you never know how the drug has been previously cut.

  15. What can I do for help? theherofoundation.com recovery.org 1-800-838-3870