Conversion From Prescription Drugs To Street Opiates Means Heroin Abuse Worse With First Time Users Younger

As amazing as it might seem, there are some heroin users who maintain their addictions over decades. They become accustomed to dealing with the varying potency of heroin and any overdoses that occur are never bad enough to kill them. A heroin addict may manage to maintain a habit for forty years although he or she will probably live a marginal life of homelessness and criminality. There are other heroin addicts that, once they get going, decline into an unhealthy state quickly and then there are those who overdose and lose everything. The Switch from Prescription Drugs to Street Drugsā€¦

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