"Debbie" has been drug-free for years. She wants her daughter to stay away from drugs. But she's afraid to talk to her daughter about her past.
"Stacey" is recovering from her cocaine addiction. She's thankful that her life is different now than it was before. (Part 1)
"Max" was addicted to prescription drugs. The addiction slowly took over his life.
To stop using marijuana, "Cristina" is making positive changes in her life. She finds support from family and friends who don't use marijuana.
"Stacey" is recovering from a cocaine addiction. Counseling is very helpful to her. (Part 2)
"Monica" started smoking cigarettes with her friends. Now, she's trying to quit—smoking is hurting her music career. (Part 1)
"Monica" tried to quit cigarettes and she relapsed twice. Each time, she learned something new about her addiction. (Part 2)
"Peter" is recovering from an alcohol addiction. The addiction grew slowly over many years.
"Matt's" family has a history of addiction. He realizes he and other relatives may be more likely to become addicted. (Part 1)
"Stephen" is addicted to meth. His brother, "Matt," wants to help Stephen, but he isn't sure how. (Part 2)
"Deon" was addicted to heroin. Here, he describes the drug's effects on his life. (Part 1)
"Deon" grew up in a home where life could get crazy. His mother was addicted to alcohol. (Part 2)
While partying with cocaine, "Jason" made bad choices about sex. Now he is living with HIV.