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I Didn't Know How To Stop: Elaine's Story

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Fun and freedom went hand in hand with marijuana and LSD for Elaine when she was a teenager. Then came the amphetamines, which her doctor prescribed for a weight issue.

Add to the mix alcohol, and then heroin, and Elaine found herself locked into a 30-year cycle of addiction. Elaine is clean today, and she talks with Theo about what keeps her that way.

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