As alcohol and drug abuse continues to rise in the United States, ABC News examines the long struggles of addiction and recovery. The CDC estimates that there are 88,000 deaths caused by alcohol, and over 40,000 deaths related to drugs annually. See the faces of heroin addiction, alcoholism, drug smuggling, and the marijuana mommies. Watching a day in the life of a drug addict, and see families and friends save lives through intervention and support. Browse stories covering the complex trials of drug addicts, the war on drugs, and alcoholics. Join the discussion at abcnews.com. (NSFW)
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