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Heroin Use and Teens

Heroin is an addictive and rapidly acting opiate. the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse indicate that an estimated 3,091,000 U.S. residents aged 12 and older have used heroin at least once in their lifetime. Here parents will find information on teens and heroin use, statistics and prevention resources.

Teen Drug Use Facts: Heroin Statistics
Heroin statistics on teens using heroin and more facts about this growing teen drug abuse problem.

Teen Drug Abuse: One Mom's Story
A mom of a young adult drug user looks back on his teen years and reflects on his addiction. She hopes her hindsight will help other parents of teens deal with their drug use before it is too late.

Heroin Drug Slang Dictionary
Terms that signal heroin use by your teen, know what your teen is saying using this slang dictionary.

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