Rachel Thraxton, Recovering Heroin Addict, Charleston, West VirginiaLast Updated: Friday, August 17, 2018
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:
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