Street Names: smack, H, ska, junk, tar, dope, chiva, cheese, chasing the dragon,
beat, bt, ron, black
Looks Like: white or brown powder, black and sticky tar like substance, or hard
Methods of Use: injected, snorted, or smoked
What Youth Say: you will feel warm and fuzzy, euphoria you’ve never
experienced, and you won’t have a care in the world
Dangers: fatal overdose, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, collapsed veins, infections in the
lining of the heart and valves, pneumonia, and liver, kidney or brain damage (NIDA). Repeated injections cause infections with flesh eating bacteria (Staph, MRSA) from contaminated needles (DEA, 2011).