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Heroin hits home: Threat of withdrawal keeps users hooked

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By John Lundy / Duluth News Tribune

People describe heroin withdrawal in different ways.

 None are pretty. “You’ll have 10 times more pain as soon as it hits,” said Dr. Chris Delp, who lately has been treating about one heroin case a week in the St. Luke’s hospital emergency room.

“You’ll feel the ants crawling on your skin — instant anxiety.”

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