Heroin [Copy]

Heroin [Copy]

Published on 1 April 2020

This video is on heroin.

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Mercedes Wynn-Walker
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Transcript
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Heroin on the rise in North Carolina
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by Mercedes Wynn-Walker
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Heroin is an illegal and highly addictive drug processed from morphine.
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It is typically sold as a white or brownish powder.
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North Carolina—a rate of 19.8 deaths per 100,000 persons
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Compared to the average national rate of 14.6 deaths per 100,000 persons.
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Signs: arm flushing of the skin, dry mouth, and a heavy feeling in the extremities.
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This is what the substance typically looks like.
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Treatment options are available including both medicine and behavior treatments.
00:31
Naloxone is a helpful tool to treat narcotic overdoses.
00:33
In conclusion, heroin has negative effects on the body and mind.
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Thank You