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Horrific before and after pictures of drug users whose habits destroyed their looks

Horrific before and after pictures of drug users whose habits destroyed their looks

Rhys Watkins, 33, and Rachael Heywood, 39, used to be a good-looking couple but years of drugs have taken their toll, as these images of their younger days reveal below. BEFORE AFTER BEFORE AFTER These haggard-looking drug dealers - both still in their thirties - have been jailed for a total of more than nine … Continue reading Horrific before and after pictures of drug users whose habits destroyed their looks

After his first overdose, my husband promised it wouldn’t happen again. I believed him

After his first overdose, my husband promised it wouldn’t happen again. I believed him

The first time I saved my husband’s life, his face was the color of saturated denim. I found him curled on the floor, body fighting itself. Limbs constricted, shoulders twitching, he snorted desperately as his lungs gasped for oxygen. I yelled his name, shook his arm, slapped his face. The sputtering sound came less often, … Continue reading After his first overdose, my husband promised it wouldn’t happen again. I believed him

Should You Call Someone A Drug Addict or Alcoholic? Seriously!

Should You Call Someone A Drug Addict or Alcoholic? Seriously!

The path to healing is best paved with tough love, kindness and respect.  The first and easiest way to cause someone in addiction to put up a wall between you and himself or herself is to call them an addict.  The word 'addict' is dirty, low, degrading and classifies that person as something other than … Continue reading Should You Call Someone A Drug Addict or Alcoholic? Seriously!

Big Pharma Plays Every Dirty Trick in the Book to Transform Teens and Adults Into Opioid-Zombified Addicts

Over a 40-year career, Philadelphia attorney Daniel Berger has obtained millions in settlements for investors and consumers hurt by a rogues’ gallery of corporate wrongdoers from Exxon to R.J. Reynolds Tobacco. But when it comes to what America’s prescription drug makers have done to drive one of the ghastliest addiction crises in the country’s history, … Continue reading Big Pharma Plays Every Dirty Trick in the Book to Transform Teens and Adults Into Opioid-Zombified Addicts