The Average Heroin Addict Is Not Who You Think It Is

“…90% of heroin users are white men and women…the current median age for men and women now is around 23 years old. Three-quarters of these current users were first introduced to heroin by way of prescription opiates like Oxycontin. That means that expensive prescription drugs are serving as a gateway drug for young millennials living in suburbia trying to find an inexpensive but dangerous alternative: heroin…”

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by | May 30, 2014 · 8:31 pm

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