When a person becomes dependent on a drug, so much so that he feels that
he cannot live without it, then it is called addictions
Addicition,consist of psychic dependence, tolerance and physical
* Hallucinogens are a type of drug that cause you to have hallucinations.They effect
the way you see and perceive things.The user may see or hear things that aren't really
there, or what they see may be distorted in some way.The effects of hallucinogens
vary greatly and it is impossible to predict how they may affect a particular person at
a particular time.
They are psychoactive drugs which induce temporary improvements in
either mental or physical function or both. Heroin is a narcotic that is
highly addictive; It is processed from morphine, a naturally occurring
substance extracted from the seedpod of the Asian poppy plant
Tobacco & Cancer
in the lung
Opioids are natural or synthetic substances
that act on the brain’s opiate receptors.
Opioids dull pain and relieve anxiety that
comes from thinking about pain.
People abuse opioids because they provide
a feeling of euphoria (a “rush”).
It is synthesized form of morphine, derivative of opium poppy.
Does not occur naturally but it is produced by acetylation of
morphine which leads to 3 folds increase in its potency.
Opium poppy morphine heroin
Heroin dealers often add substances
such as sugar, starch, quinine, and powdered milk to heroin to
increase profits, which increases the risk of
overdose or death.
Very often, users are not aware of precisely what they are putting into