The Face of Addiction

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The reality of substance abuse and drug addiction often runs counter to the stereotypes people have. A recent study indicates that nearly 30 million Americans--1 out of 10--are in recovery for alcohol and other drugs and this video highlights one person's struggle. Alyssa's powerful story is very common and demystifies the stereotype of a drug addict. There is a new generation of powerful prescription drugs that, when abused, act as a true getaway for heroin; affecting families across all social and economic spectrums.

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"Little did I know that my mom was upstairs crying every night that I came home late, crying because she was scared for my survival."

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