Homeless man talks openly about being addicted to heroin. We have an opioid crisis in America.

This one hits close to home for me. I was Keith’s age when I was homeless in Hollywood and I was addicted to drugs with no end in sight.

Keith is open about being addicted to heroin. When the market crashed Keith lost his job in the housing industry. He was addicted to painkillers and started to use heroin because it was cheaper.

Before you judge Keith you should know drugs like heroin and crack cocaine will completely take your life away. Alcohol can too, but drug addiction is much worse. Keith talks very candid about the grip of heroin on a life. It takes your life away.

Keith may sound like he enjoys street life, but really listen to what he is saying. He is not happy and wants to get out. Listen to his first wish. He just does not know how to stop heroin.

For interviews from homeless people:

Los Angeles Homeless Man Shares the Harsh Reality of Skid Row https://youtu.be/T_c5ff0EEcA

Homeless Heroin Addict Shares the Truth on Opioid Epidemic and Drug Addiction https://youtu.be/xj_by-u0N8o

Homeless at 9. Abused at 11. Is this Venice Beach Man’s homelessness by choice? https://youtu.be/Ho4AU4yo-jU

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40 thoughts on “Homeless man talks openly about being addicted to heroin. We have an opioid crisis in America.”

  1. This dude is severely depressed, he doesn’t care and doesn’t want to stop heroin. He knows he can do big things, but his mind isn’t where at the right place.

  2. Got no time for these people, all scum. all these street people are scum when life gets difficult they turn to drugs. rather than fight for a better life for themselves and family

  3. I’ve been clean off heroin for 7 years now – I really hope that one day he IS ready to get clean before it’s too late (like accidentally overdosing). I tried many times to quit and just knew I wasn’t ready. Eventually the heroin was causing my liver to shut down and the doctors told me that I was going to die – only then did I finally feel ready to kick heroin. And now it’s 7 years later and my body is healed and healthy 🤗

  4. I definitely get it. Methadone can provide some stability and you know what you're getting. He's right about the withdrawal, I went cold after 3 years of methadone "maintenance".
    and same with Xanax after 18 years daily use, it's just something you gotta want! I don't believe in addiction for me personally but chemical dependence is insanity.
    I'll never let another substance have that control over me. Everyone has a choice don't be afraid you're stronger than you know!!!

  5. Was it worth it that high?

    That's why you're in that situation.

    Having the strength and fortitude to seek a way out of that situation and ovoid the pit falls of addiction and substance abuse is the pathway out of that misery even you know that but if the High is worth more than that to you thats why you're there.

    You can't have it both ways either get clean or the addiction will keep you homeless.

  6. I hope this guy is doing well by now 11 years later instead of being dead. Drugs is hell. Even this guy mentions the sirene so he even knows what filming is about and definitely is amazingly smart.

  7. Crazy how addiction go deep into your personnality
    It’s the little things but when he was asked for 3 wishes he didn’t asked to never remember what opiates would feel like but he wished a pill to do it

    I see myself doing this a lot with the substance I use since I’ll use the vocabulary for my substance in every day life and I started to notice that my junkie friends do it too

  8. Nobody gets to addicted to heroin cause it sucks. People get addicted to it cause it makes you feel so good when you are on it. That's the problem and then when you try to quit the physical withdrawals plus knowing the instant relief it can give you and so easy to get makes it a hard drug to quit. It takes over your life so quick.

  9. Heroin will take everything from you. It will make you do the sketchiest shit just to keep feeding your addiction. It doesnt just take everything material but it will take family and friends and your morals and your confidence away. It will turn you into the worse version of yourself. At least in my experience. I have a 13 year long heroin addiction. I am now taking suboxone which helps a ton but I still relapse once in a while. Im trying to stop permanently cause Im tired of this shit. Tired of the same old shit.

  10. It isn’t a crisis. I am not going to pretend that people didn’t choose to do drugs they knew would fuck then up. They can stop, they can goto rehab. It isn’t a Society responsibility to handle a persons decision to do drugs and continue doing drugs.

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