• Overview of Heroin
    • Heroin is an opioid drug commonly found in a white powder or black goo form. This drug is commonly injected, smoked, or snorted up the nose sending signals to the brain rapidly causing addiction. Heroin use can cause miscarriage, heart infections, death, and overdose. If you have questions about heroin use cessation, contact your physician or make an appointment at the Student Health Services here.

If you are concerned about yourself, a friend, or roommate, contact PIER 21 for information about safe drug use.

For more information, visit the National Institute of Health website here.