How heroin addiction robbed me of my youth

By Joy Wanja Muraya


What began as a contest on who could swallow the most ‘illicit’ tablets meant to treat mental illnesses got David Mbugua hooked to the drugs.

This set off experimentation with substances that could leave him with a light head after his peers ushered him into the world of drugs at the turn of his sixteenth birthday.

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David Njuguna who is attending methadone clinic at Mathari National Teaching and Referral Hospital on 22nd June 2016. (PHOTO: WILBERFORCE OKWIRI/ STANDARD)


“Initially we would swallow about 100 tablets per day of the drug  to get instant excitement and when this was not enough, we opted to smoke and inject heroin whose results were faster and amazing,” play roulette online in canada Mr Mbugua said in an interview with The Standard on Sunday.

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