Today, the opioid epidemic rages on and more and more people are becoming dependent on their opioid or opioids of choice. Opioids can be naturally occurring or synthetically made but are all equally as addictive as the other. Continual opioid abuse can/may result in vital organ damage or failure, respiratory problems, and overdose, which in turn would lead to unnatural deaths. In fact, drug abuse involving opioids is one of the leading causes of preventable death in India and the world across.
Today, heroin is the kingpin of "opioids. When heroin is used/abused, individuals obtain a very pleasurable high that reduces or eliminates their physical and/or psychological distress/pain. Countless heroin users were once prescription painkiller users, however, found that heroin was easier to obtain and more affordable. Heroin is usually chased, smoked or injected. Those who inject this opioid can suffer from collapsed veins and an increased risk for contracting blood borne diseases like HIV, hepatitis and potential death by overdose.