Drugs cost her her home, child, car and job.

Rachel started drinking and smoking marijuana when she was just 14 years old. In the following years, she became addicted to alcohol, pills and heroin. Drugs cost her her home, child, car and job. 

Now sober, she is the coordinator for the Women’s Recovery Point of Charleston. 

Watch the video below to find out what advice Rachel offers to young people:

 

More About Heroin

Heroin

About Heroin

An opiate (narcotic) drug processed from morphine and extracted from certain poppy plants. Heroin comes in a white or brownish powder, or a black sticky substance known as “black tar heroin.” Often “cut” with other drugs or substances such as sugar or powdered milk. User is unaware how much actual heroin is being used, creating likelihood of overdose.

In the News