Targeting young addicts

Article about how authorities in southern California are aiming to crack down on heroin addiction amongst young addicts

‘A heroin addict for years, Taylor Beatty is 22 years old, has been sober for a month, and says she faces a daily struggle against the drug that is addicting an increasing number of young people.

“I started using at 12 and this has been the biggest struggle I’ve had to go through in my life,” she said.

Taylor has been homeless for several years trying to regain her family’s trust. She recently overdoses and said she didn’t think she was going to make it. Luckily, she did.

Now, she’s in her 17th treatment center.’

Full Story – NBC