Young people struggle with addiction more and more today, and often times it is so hard for these youngsters to realize that they even have a problem. Prescription painkillers often begin this ride of addiction for young people, as these drugs are often more socially acceptable and readily available. The addiction takes hold, and many of these young people turn to heroin. Treatment centers today fill up with young people, often addicted to opiates.
Listen to Matt's story. So many young people are unable to see that they have a problem, much as Matt describes. There is help out there, as Matt can attest to.
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