Heroin Infographic

Last Edited: February 23, 2020

Author
Patricia Howard, LMFT, CADC

Clinically Reviewed
Mark Frey, LPCC, LICDC, NCC

All of the information on this page has been reviewed and certified by an addiction professional.

Heroin is a synthesized Opioid which converts back to its pure form of Morphine once it enters the brain pathways. Heroin induces a 3-4 hour high followed by a plummeting physical and mental low, making the drug extremely physically and mentally addictive. It can be injected, inhaled or smoked. Visit the Heroin Page to learn more.