When Meth Morphs

| GA, USA | Learning | November 25, 2015

(I’m in ninth grade biology class. I don’t quite remember how we got on the topic of addiction, but we are currently talking about it when a student speaks up.)

Student: “Yeah, so, like, one time, I was in the hospital and they injected me with meth.”

Teacher: “…Meth?!”

Student: “Yeah, you know, like, methane?”

(The whole class is silent as we stare at her incredulously. The teacher finally speaks up.)

Teacher: “You mean MORPHINE?”

Student: “Oh, yeah…”

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