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‘My husband said, ‘Here’s a little money, you have to leave and find yourself.’ My addiction was killing the joy in everyone around me, even my kids.’: Mom of 3 shares powerful journey to sobriety

“I was introduced to heroin. Heroin invited meth, meth invited fentanyl, and pretty soon, it was just one big, drugged out party of hell. I was sleeping in abandoned houses, porches, outdoor elevators, dumpster enclosures, and sidewalks. I had boils all over my arms and legs, and the wound on my back was highly infected. I smelled like death.”

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