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Drugs A letter to heroin

Heroin is a highly addictive drug. With regular use, a person develops tolerance. When this happens, more heroin is needed to feel the same intensity of effect from the drug.

When a user overdoses on heroin, breathing can be slowed to the point of depriving the brain of oxygen and causing brain damage or death.1

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1. Brian Johnson, M.D., Words Can Work: When Talking About Drugs

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