Watch: Heroin and Prescription Opioid Addiction

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The majority of heroin users started by misusing prescription opioids first.

As we face the worst drug crisis in our nation’s history, understanding the dangers of opioids and talking to your loved ones about prescription drug misuse is more important than ever.

In the video below, hear from New Hampshire parents who lost their son, Adam Moser, to a fentanyl overdose. Also, DEA officials and medical professionals also discuss the progression between prescription opioids and heroin.

Finally, learn more about the DEA 360 Strategy – a community-based effort focused on opioid education, addiction, proper drug disposal and more.

 

Watch video below.

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