Viral Heroin Overdose. Ron Hiers is now leaving rehab after watching himself hit rock bottom in a video that went viral in Memphis, Tennessee, reports CNN. Ron and his wife, Carla, were overdosing on heroin and the entire nation got to watch it. This is what he has to say about the video now and how it helped him go into rehab.
Heroin Overdose Video Helps Addict
Recovery Is Possible
This heroin overdose video is nothing short of upsetting and it has definitely helped wake up a nation to the devastation that heroin is causing. One the other side of the spectrum, it also shows the lack of sympathy many people who don’t understand the disease of addiction have towards addicts. This attitude can make it difficult for someone struggling to ask for help.
The stigma associated with addiction can actually stop an addict from seeking treatment. Regardless of how you feel about the video, Ron seems to be grateful for the experience because it helped him to realize how bad he was and that he needed help. As a result, Ron attended rehab and now looks hopeful for a future in recovery.
Viral Heroin Overdose
Many addicts and alcoholics have their “rock bottom” stories of when the despair and grief were so great they had to ask for help, but many of you do not get the chance to see those stories. It is unfortunate that Ron and so many other addicts have to reach this kind of level before they get help, and it’s even more unfortunate that viral videos like these are becoming so popular, but we hope that others start to seek help more so that there is no need for these videos in the first place.
No addict or alcoholic should
No addict or alcoholic should have to suffer to this degree and there is help, hope, and healing outside the disease of addiction. You or your loved one does not need to go down any further to get the help you deserve, your bottom can be right here and right now. Contact The Watershed today for more information on how you can recover and stay recovered from drug addiction.