The association many people make with opiate addicts being “junkies” has been falsely ascribed. If you or someone you love struggles with a heroin or other opiate addiction, you know that most opiate users do not laze around all day, simply waiting for their “fix” so that they can lie down again. To find out more about what makes opiates so addictive in the first place, check out this educational video clip.
In this video, you will learn about natural opioid receptors that are present in every human. When stimulated by opiates, these receptors motivate users to be productive. As a user becomes dependent on this opioid stimulation, an addiction develops.
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