Heroin Use And Its Effects On Drugs Essay

840 Words Jul 6th, 2016 4 Pages
The article from CBS news shows that the new UN report shows heroin use in USA hit a 20 year high in U.S. And also UN office on drug and crime reported its world drug report said that heroin usage is harmful globally and also said that increasing use in U.S. is of serious matter. The report shows that many people used to take heroin few years from now but the number rises year by year and death related issues caused by heroin also gone up five times more compare to decade from now. Moreover, UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson said that drug traffickers and drug dealers undermine laws and causes lot of illegal problems. Although there was many theories about heroin but the strongest theories is when prescription drug such as Vicodin and OxyContin were restricted where before it was over prescribed and it was easy accessible to the public that caused heroin use and demand grown. “Addiction expert Scott Krakower, as assistant unit chief of psychiatry at Zucker Hillside Hospital, in new york, told CBS News. Report also stated that many Americans die every year from heroin overdose than of motor accidents cases. In addition, Millions of Americans use drug pain killer for non-medical reason which indicates that people abuse substances. Krakower claimed that heroin is dangerous and deadly, it makes you high and suppress breathing and people can die from it. He also said that drug abuse treatment and therapy for mental health conditions and addiction all this addiction…

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