Addiction is a family disease. No one knows that better than Aleshia. It took a decade of tragedy for her to find the tools to break the cycle.
A tragic accident took the life of Nettie’s little girl, Daisy, when she was just 2-years-old. A doctor at the hospital gave Nettie a Valium to help her cope with the overwhelming loss. It was the beginning of 20 years of addiction. Nettie moved from prescription drugs to cheaper and more easily-accessible street drugs. For 15 years, she used heroin daily. She spent almost 10 cumulative years in jail for crimes such as theft and