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No one ever asks me why I don't shoot heroin.

No one ever asks me why I don’t shoot heroin.

  …yet everybody asks me why I don’t drink alcohol! In my social circle it’s a general opinion that heroin is extremely destructive – only junkies do heroin, those ugly homeless people with bad skin, prostitutes and low life men. The cliche of a heroin addict. Socially, the question of using heroin, well …it never […]

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Heroin Withdrawal

Heroin Withdrawal

Information on Heroin Withdrawal Drugs that kick in quickly, usually cause more severe withdrawal symptoms. Heroin withdrawal symptoms occur after quitting long-term use, but can also occur as a result of administration of an opiate antagonist (e.g. naloxone). Because of the goose bumps, the syndrome derives its name: “cold turkey”. After someone has been using […]

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