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Heroin Fact Worksheet

Due Date: Friday December 4th, 2009

Name: __________________________________________ Date: 12/3/09

Directions: Read the Facts on Heroin Article and then answer the following questions pertaining to the drug Heroin.

1. Where does Heroin come from: ______________________________________

2. What does Heroin look like: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

3. Name four common street names for Heroin: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

4. Name three ways Heroin can be digested: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

5. Why do most Heroin users inject versus snorting or smoking the drug: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

6. Is it possible to become infected with HIV or Hep C with Heroin and how does this happen: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

7. Explain what a rush is when using Heroin: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

8. How fast can someone feel the effects of Heroin: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

9. What does Euphoria mean: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

10. What does “on the nod” mean when using Heroin: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

11. What type of effects can a Heroin user expect after using: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

12. Why has Heroin become so popular among people: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

13. What is Heroin responsible for affecting in the brain: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

14. What are three common withdrawal signs: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

15. What are three common withdrawal symptoms: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

16. The DSM says the symptoms of addiction fall into three categories. What are they: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

17. Explain how a users of Heroin develops a tolerance to the drug: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

18. Why is Heroin a short acting drug: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

19. Name four common medical problems associated with using Heroin: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

20. Why is overdose a high risk when using Heroin: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

21. What are some common drugs used with Heroin: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

22. What are four common physical symptoms that would indicate someone is using Heroin: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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