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. These haggard-looking drug dealers – both still in their thirties – have been jailed for a total of more than nine years. Rhys Watkins, 33, and Rachael Heywood, 39, were both arrested and charged with … Continue reading Horrific before and after pictures of drug users whose habits destroyed their looks
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, and he was so, so blue. “Has your husband … Continue reading After his first overdose, my husband promised it wouldn’t happen again. I believed him
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 a human being. No one should ever be defined by … Continue reading Should You Call Someone A Drug Addict or Alcoholic? Seriously!
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, he confesses amazement. “I used to think that there was … Continue reading Big Pharma Plays Every Dirty Trick in the Book to Transform Teens and Adults Into Opioid-Zombified Addicts