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Conquering Addiction
Five addicts tell their stories.
Many drug addicts wage a private battle—both to conquer their addiction and to keep it from their families. As new technology provides more weapons in the war against substance addiction, former drug users are telling their stories…bringing their secret world to light.

The acclaimed HBO series, Addicted, follows the real-life struggles of 30 drug addicts in their daily lives—from getting high to hitting rock bottom. And for most, the road to recovery is a long one.

From the outside, Rick seemed to have a perfect life. As a senior correspondent for the news show Inside Edition, he traveled the globe, interviewed presidents, lived in a big house and had a beautiful family.