What’s really going on with opiates, opioids, and Rx painkillers in the U.S.? Expert Warren Rivera – a former DEA Special Agent with years of experience in drug diversion – explores here.
Heroin addicts and even first time users are equally exposed to the risk of overdose. Read more on the effects of heroin overdose and find out how much heroin is too much, here.
Using heroin is like playing Russian roulette with your life. Can dosing be controlled? We explore here.
A brief chronology of heroin-related events since the 1850’s in the U.S.
Yes, heroin can cause death. More on the serious side effects of heroin and how to address heroin overdose here.
How much does it take to OD on heroin? What are the heroin overdose complications? We review heroin overdose, death rate, and possible complications here.
Effects of mixing heroin and alcohol include heavy sedation and intoxication as well as shallow breathing or slowed/irregular heartbeat. So you should AVOID mixing heroin with alcohol to avoid overdose. More here on harms and warnings for mixing heroin with alcohol.
What can snorting heroin ho and what dangers are present? Can risks of snorting heroin be avoided? More on snorting heroin effects here.
From his memoir of heroin addiction, Richie Farrell describes the last moments of a planned heroin overdose. A brief look at what happens during a heroin overdose, and a dying man’s thoughts about the events which drove him to heroin.