heroin addiction


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Noun1.heroin addiction - an addiction to heroinheroin addiction - an addiction to heroin    
drug addiction, white plague - an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)
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heroin addiction

neroinomania
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He said: "He is not proud of what he did and is not making excuses but he had a heroin addiction and he had to fund that.
These include Carol Moran from Stockton who was supported by the staff at the Ramsgate-based project through her son's heroin addiction and now volunteers.
The shocking figure is revealed Scottish Executive reports examining the use of methadone in the treatment of heroin addiction.
'Mr Fowler has had a heroin addiction from the age of nine years old.'
A postman who stole credit cards from the mail to help fund his heroin addiction was spared jail yesterday after a court heard he had turned his life around.
Balbir Johal, of Phoenix Avenue, Margam, moved to Port Talbot in January so he could recover from his heroin addiction. But on February 19, his car was stopped after he had travelled to Norwich, and police found eight grams of the drug.
A YOUNG Nuneaton man's heroin addiction resulted in his dramatic descent from apprentice of the year in 2000 to drug addict robber in 2002.
His client had ended his heroin addiction while in Altcourse Prison in Liverpool and successfully completed a drugs course.
Heroin addiction in a West Midland town is reaching epidemic levels, it was claimed yesterday.
In Confessions of a Rabid Dog, John L'Ecuyer's prose narration and hallucinogenic imagery draws the viewer into the nightmarish world of heroin addiction. Breaking into the middle of this hell for a commercial break could only diminish the dark mood and undermine the message.
Heroin addiction expert Dr Garrett McGovern, a Dublin GP who has specialised in its treatment since 1998, said: "I am concerned about the serious heroin problems in parts of Ireland where there was little of the drug a few years ago."
After kicking a heroin addiction, Anthony France, 29, developed a drink problem.