In today’s society, Heroin is a drug that is taking over cities and abroad with it’s addictive craving for teenagers, young and old adults. United States have tried to combat the drug epidemic, but the war continues to keep growing. Drugs plague our small rural towns to large metropolitan cities and several towns have organized plans to solve this matter. However, the temptation of drugs continues to entice the teenage generation and if not controlled then it will progress into adulthood. From Heroin to prescription drugs; the people are getting hooked because some are beginning to experiment at the schools. I can recall, a former next door neighbor telling me she started experiencing with drugs at her high school, which is a Presbyterian school. She also stated that drugs are easy to obtain in the school and many teenagers are users. I can recall an incident, where I worked as a cashier at a gas station that a guy wanted to use out inside restroom, and he said to me, “It will be quick.” But, I soon notice that he was taking longer than normal. So after about forty-five minutes, he came out of the restroom leaving the store. Then I checked the restroom only to discover that he left his needle in the trash and you could see the blood bubble in the syringe that he used.
Some symptoms: paraphernalia, track marks, small pupils, craving, personality changes just to name a few. There millions that crave this drugs in the professional fields: Lawyers, Doctors, Bankers, Teachers, Stock Brokers, Athletes, Actors, Actresses, Executives, Professors, Pastors, Entertainers, Musicians, Law Enforcement, Military, Politicians, poor to the rich income drugs will not leave anyone out. Some cities have started programs that instead of locking the users up in jail, but sign them up in a rehab facility that will administer the drugs to them in a lower dosage weening them away altogether.