Topics to Cover With Patients Who Smoke & Snort

Heroin is a drug in the opium family (an opioid). Some opioids, like methadone and Demerol, are completely man-made. Others, such as morphine and heroin, are made from opium in a lab. All opioids have similar effects. Heroin is about three times stronger than morphine.

Getting Off Right: A Safety Manual for Injection Drug Users

A compilation of medical facts, injection techniques, junky wisdom, and common sense, this manual reflects HRC’s commitment to providing accurate and unbiased information about the use of illicit drugs with the goal of reducing harm and promoting individual and community health.