Addiction to heroin can result in both physical and mental health problems, and the chemical changes in the brain can make it difficult for you to function normally. Heroin abuse can have a detrimental effect on your relationships and finances, as well as possible serious health complications and significant risk of overdose.
Heroin is powerful opiate that’s usually sold as a white or brownish powder. The drug is made from morphine which is extracted from the opium poppy. Heroin can be consumed a number of ways, by either smoking it, which usually the user heats the heroin on a surface such as tin foil and inhales the smoke. Injecting it, where the heroin is dissolved in water and injected, which often leads to overdose, and also snorting it.