As a fully committed mom, Sandra was involved in her kids’ school activities as well as after school sports. But in 2015, her abuse of prescription pills after an injury led to an opioid and heroin addiction. Within 2 years, this incredible mom has truly fallen from grace. Her family
On the surface, Jackie had it all: a large tight knit family, a devoted husband, two beautiful sons, and a nursing career. But unbeknownst to anyone, Jackie found herself stuck in a loveless marriage. For 15 years she put on the happy face, but gradually began to drink and before
Season 17, Episode 3 Joshua B. Age: 34 Location: Raleigh, North Carolina Addiction: Hand Sanitizer What’s Memorable: None of the people in this episode are in denial. Not Josh, not his family, not his ex-wife. They all know exactly what’s up, they know Josh is killing himself, and they’re willing to
Sturgill was a promising young golden gloves boxer and wrestler who dreamed of the Olympics. He was also an academically gifted pre-med student. But a broken arm and multiple surgeries led to a pain pill addiction, which soon turned to heroin.
Season 16, Episode 4 Tiffany Age: 32 Location: Atlanta, Georgia Addiction: Heroin Official Synopsis: Tiffany had the talent to be a successful graphic designer, but severe complications from the birth of her first child led to an addiction to prescribed pain pills. Then post-partum depression after her second and third pregnancies, resulted
Season 15, Episode 6 Karissa Age: 28 Location: Central Square, New York Addiction: Heroin UPDATE: Karissa Hilts was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Florida on March 8, 2017. By all accounts she was sober at the time. Here is her obituary. What’s Memorable: Despite her intimidating and manipulative behavior, Karissa is still somehow
Season 14, Episode 12 Erin Age: 36 Location: Bradenton, Florida Addiction: Dilaudid Legacy Update: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcWOsE98v38 Official Synopsis: Erin spent her teens and 20’s as an A-list rock-n-roll groupie, but a prescription to relieve neck pain got her hooked on Dialudid. Now her mother raises her 5 year old son while Erin prostitutes herself to