‘Destroy the family, and everything begins to fall apart’

Many times, people abusing hard drugs don’t stop to think about the people who they are hurting — this is a reality many local families face.

“You don’t think when you are on drugs, and you don’t care about anyone else. You only care about you, and you don’t notice when your family is hurting, so you don’t care,” Vanessa Sanchez*, 48, of Ontario, said of her 10-year experience with abusing prescription opioids.

Source: ‘Destroy the family, and everything begins to fall apart’ | Local News Stories | argusobserver.com