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Almost ALL heroin users started out abusing prescription drugs.
If you are currently taking opiate painkillers, or are thinking about taking them for anything other than their prescribed use, you need to be aware of this very real and dangerous possibility that has life-altering, and many times life-threatening, consequences.




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Heroin affects real teens just like you, often with deadly consequences. These St. Louis area families share their tragic losses due to heroin...

Being curious about things is part of human nature. However, there are some things for which curiosity simply involves too much risk. Such is the case with heroin. "Curiosity killed the cat" is an old expression based on the unfortunate reality that there are times when attempting to satisfy a curiosity will result in great harm, even tragedy. Nowhere is this more true than in the case of trying heroin, even once.

The increased use of heroin in the Greater St. Louis area has grown to alarming, even epidemic proportions that has resulted in addiction and overdose deaths. Over two hundred people died of overdose deaths in the St. Louis area last year alone! And this is beginning to occur in other communities around the county.

This website has been designed to provide information about heroin to help you learn more about its dangers and consequences, how to avoid it, and answers to questions you may have, including how to access help and information for self-help options or treatment.

Please take time to explore all aspects of this website. The goal is to provide relevant and helpful information that will assist you no matter what brought you here.