Heroin is made from the resin of poppy plants. The opium is removed from the pod and refined to make morphine and further refined to make different forms of heroin.

Common Slang

  • Big H
  • Junk
  • Skag
  • Smack
  • Hell Dust
  • Thunder

Short Term Effects Include*:

  • Slowed breathing
  • Nausea & vomiting
  • Hypothermia
  • Impaired mental functioning
  • Sedation

Long Term Effects Include*:

  • Coma
  • Pustules on the face
  • Bad teeth
  • Itching
  • Cold sweats


  • Highly addictive, a single dose can put you on the road of addiction.
  • No safe way of ingesting it.
  • You can experience withdrawal symptoms.
  • Can lead to other sickness if injected.
  • It can kill you.
  • It is illegal.