Many substances have addictive qualities and are illegal for use, possession and sale under federal and state laws. Unfortunately, many people become addicted to illegal substances and find their lives turned upside down. You may have ended up in this predicament without a clear timeline of how it happened.
Now, in addition to the struggles you face with your addiction, you are also facing a legal predicament. Authorities may have accused you of heroin-related drug activity, and as a result, you now face criminal charges. If so, you likely want to do your best to gain information on what this means for you and what you can do about the allegations.