Published on 1 April 2020
This video is on heroin.
- Heroin on the rise in North Carolina
- by Mercedes Wynn-Walker
- Heroin is an illegal and highly addictive drug processed from morphine.
- It is typically sold as a white or brownish powder.
- North Carolina—a rate of 19.8 deaths per 100,000 persons
- Compared to the average national rate of 14.6 deaths per 100,000 persons.
- Signs: arm flushing of the skin, dry mouth, and a heavy feeling in the extremities.
- This is what the substance typically looks like.
- Treatment options are available including both medicine and behavior treatments.
- Naloxone is a helpful tool to treat narcotic overdoses.
- In conclusion, heroin has negative effects on the body and mind.
- Thank You