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Why do people become so addicted to heroin?

Discussion in 'Heroin' started by traitornevercomeback, Jul 6, 2015.

  1. stridee

    stridee Active Contributor

    It starts off with peer pressure and this causes people to become addicted to it once they first try it. Once the addiction starts, those that are addicted realize that they need some kind of escape from the stress that haunts them. So this causes them to take the drug again and again. The availability of heroin also contributes to how people become addicted to it. It is so readily available that people can access it so easily. It is really hard to combat the quantity of heroin being distributed.
  2. pstrong1969

    pstrong1969 Community Champion

  3. pstrong1969

    pstrong1969 Community Champion

    Have you ever been addicted to Heroin? I have been using for over 20 yrs. People get addicted because they have the disease of addiction. They are genetically predisposed to addiction. Heroin is so powerful when you do it, it gives you so much pleasure, everything is ok in the world. You are at Peace with yourself and others. If you do the drug 3 days in a row your addicted physically. Thats when you no longer want it, you need it to prevent sickness. Welcome to my nightmare.
  4. Ttirb

    Ttirb Active Contributor

    The feeling can be compared to no other feeling in the world, it gives you a rush like no other, but you're constantly trying to get that rush like you did the first time. Then it takes control and you need it so you're not sick, all you think about is how you are going to get your next fix. The withdraw is hell so you just want to keep using so you don't have to deal with that.
  5. zaerine

    zaerine Community Champion

    I have not tried it too. But most probably the reason is like the reasons in other addiction, which is it can make someone feel high or good or some sensational they are looking for. There could be a substance on it that is really addictive.
  6. Jack Wallace

    Jack Wallace Senior Contributor

    Оnе оf thе mоst signifiсаnt fасtоrs whеn it соmеs tо thе 'аddiсtivе' роtеntiаl оf а drug is thе rаtе thаt it сhаngеs yоur stаtе. Оr hоw fаst thе drug gеts frоm оutsidе yоur bоdy intо yоur brаin (асrоss thе blооd brаin bаrriеr).

    Thе fаstеr thе еffесt thе highеr thе роtеntiаl fоr аbusе, thе quiсkеst rоutе fоr а drug intо yоur systеm is smоking, whiсh is why wе sее vеry high lеvеls оf аddiсtiоn with tоbассо, nеxt quiсkеst is injесtiоn, thеn insuffаtiоn (sniffing оr еnеmа) with еаting thе slоwеst.

    Аnоthеr аsресt is thе рsyсhоlоgiсаl еxресtаtiоn оf thе usеr, tоbассо is а stimulаnt fоr еxаmрlе but реорlе smоkе tо саlm dоwn, this dеmоnstrаtеs hоw роwеrful thе еxресtаtiоn is.
  7. Sparkster

    Sparkster Community Champion

    I've been told that it's a very warm, comforting feeling which causes a sense of inner peace and prevents you from worrying about the stresses and strains of life. Almost like a euphoric heavenly state of bliss. Problem is, users build up a tolerance and so they need more and more to get the same high. Additionally, it has physical withdrawal symptoms which make users incredibly ill until they get their next fix. Eventually, they are not using it for the high but are using it to relive the withdrawal symptoms. It's just a downward spiral.
  8. GenaJade

    GenaJade Member

    My fiance says that he became addicted because it gives you a feeling of euphoria. It makes you forget about all of the horrible things going on in your life and you just feel happy. He says that it was that feeling that caused his addiction. I've never been addicted to it, but I have had one heck of a battle getting my fiance sober and to this day, he still craves it and other opiates. It is just a hard drug that takes hold of a person and never lets go completely is what he says.