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Heroin

Heroin Heroin (like opium and morphine) is made from the resin of poppy plants that predominantly grow in South America and, to a lesser extent, Southeast Asia. Milky, sap-like opium is first removed from the pod of the poppy flower and then refined to make morphine....

What Exactly is Heroin?

What Exactly is Heroin? Heroin is a highly addictive, illegal drug processed from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the seed-pod of poppy plants that predominantly grow in South America and, to a lesser extent, from Southeast Asia. In its purest...

Today’s Heroin

Today’s Heroin The face of today’s heroin users may not be what many of us think of. Most of us are likely to think of heroin addicts or users and criminals or someone who lurks in back alleys. Today’s heroin users, however, are our friends and neighbors, our...

Dying in Vein: Documentary on Heroin

Dying in Vein: an Upcoming Documentary on Heroin A new documentary from Jenny Mackenzie and Academy Award Winning Producer Geralyn White Dreyfous about the dangers surrounding heroin use is currently in production. This moving film, Dying in Vein, is an “intimate and...

Heroin use on the rise in Utah

Heroin use on the rise in Utah Just three weeks ago, on April 4, the FBI released information regarding a heroin bust that occurred in Salt Lake City.  According to the fbi.gov website, “Thirteen arrests were made Wednesday as a part of a federal Organized Crime Drug...