Tonight at 11pm: The epidemic addiction
It is estimated someone dies from a prescription drug overdose every 25 minutes. Tonight on WTHR Channel 13, see who is getting hooked and how to recognize the warning signs of addiction.
Cindy Miller became hooked on prescription pills after suffering an arm injury. When doctors took her off medication she spent her life savings on drugs and even pawned off her mother's jewelry.
"I ended up seeking drugs on the street and ended up using crack cocaine because that's all that someone could find for me," said Cindy Miller.
Find out how Cindy got clean after hitting rock bottom. Plus, the startling numbers of young people who are going to great lengths to abuse prescription drugs.