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Heroin Addiction Cycle

Heroin// addiction cycle "From the day I started using, I never stopped. Within one week I had gone from snorting heroin to shooting it. Within one month I was addicted and going through all my money.I sold everything of value that I owned and eventually everything that my mother owned. Within one year, I had lost everything." #1 Experimentation TITÍ 3.8 million have tried heroin at least once in their lifetime Between 1995 and 2002, the number of teenagers in America, aged 12 to 17, who used heroin at some point in their lives increased by 300% #2 Initiation 23% of individuals who use heroin become how injection smoking dependent on it. it's oral snorting taken suppository #3 Commitment Once addicted, the average addict will spend about $150 to $200/a dau Withdrawal symptoms begin within 6 to 24 hours after discontinuation of use withdrawal symptoms fever depression excessive yawning & sneezing vomiting cold sweats severe muscle & bone aches cramp-like pains in limbs extra sensitivity of the genitals #4 Dysfunction The Drug Enforcement Administration(DEA) reported 2,273 arrests In less than for opiates in FY 2004. 1,881/32,980 a year of the Federal arrests for drug law violations in 2004 were for heroin few can be described as "functional" heroin addicts. #5 Treatment Primary forms of treatment Outpatient Inpatient Lower success rate Done as a series of appointments and group therapy sessions This level of treatment is best for Higher success rate Done in a hospital setting or some sort of residential facility. This level of treatment is best for people with less complex or severe situations. people with more complex or severe situations. Overdose of heroin is usually caused by interactions with other depressant drugs like alcohol or benzodiazepines of all drug 51% related deaths are due to heroin. 80 percent of heroin addicts get high with someone else, yet 80 percent of those who are found overdosing on heroin are found alone

Heroin Addiction Cycle

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An infographic illustrating the rapid and frightening addiction cycle of a heroin addict


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