(SMACK, JUNK, ETC.)
from opium this is a highly addictive drug (both physically and mentally).
Often tried out of curiosity, the drug quickly takes over the body and it is
needed on a regular basis or the user suffers severe withdrawal.
other drugs, this drug tears families and other relationships apart, as the user
becomes focused on when they will get their next "fix".
This drug is often "cut" with other extremely dangerous chemicals and
as such, the user may never know what they're ingesting. The primary
routes of ingestion are needle (shooting up) and snorting. Over time,
users veins become so badly damaged they often do the unthinkable, injecting
needles into eyelids, between toes, in and around genital area etc. (any where
there are veins). This demonstrates the power of this drug and how little
control people who use this drug have over themselves.
of the drug:
of sexual desire
shallow breathing (can cause respiratory arrest)
of concept of reality
to keep a job
broke as all money goes to sustaining addiction
of all concern for self and others
Users resort to crime to support habit
(through use of needles)
infections and illness (hepatitis etc.)
effects are breaks with reality, paranoia, hallucinations, sensations of snakes
or bugs crawling on them ("coke bugs") , severe dependency,
depression, confusion, cardiac arrest (heart attack leading to death), and