On a bright sunny Friday morning, 24-year-old Jenny Lewis walked into a needle exchange program in Los Angeles. Seeking help for an addiction to meth and heroin, she had all the traits of a person ravaged by drugs. Arms disfigured by needle marks, sore wounds filled with pus, and a puffed face with scabs all over, she looked much older than her age.
After surviving a near overdose death a few days ago, Lewis approached a needle exchange program saying that she was tired and exhausted of going through the vicious circle of making money and doing drugs every single day. A near-death experience had finally put some sense in her and now she wanted to overcome her addiction and live a clean, sober life. Read more