Breakdown of the Total Cost of Heroin Use

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Heroin addiction is on the rise in the United States. More and more people are turning to this dangerous drug in order to feel good and treat chronic pain. Most of these people do not understand the true cost of heroin addiction.

The first thing that you should look at is the financial cost of heroin. The financial cost far exceeds most incomes. The average cost of a single normal dose of heroin is between 15 and 20 dollars. This means that you spend that much every time that you take it.

So as your tolerance builds, you will take between 10 and 15 doses per day. This means you are spending at the low end 150 to 200 dollars a day. If you multiply that by seven days a week, you realize that you are spending around over 1,000 dollars a week. In a year, you are spending over …