Drug addiction in Lincoln

A former drug addict from Lincoln, talks about the dangers of his drug addiction.

According to statistics from a Freedom of Information request by LSJ News, Addaction  have had over a thousand people in the Lincoln Area receiving structured treatment for drugs as a primary substance, over the last five years.

Only a quarter of these drug addicts were successfully rehabilitated, over the last five years.

I used to get hot and cold sweats two or three months after I stopped taking drugs completely.

LSJ News spoke to a recovering drug addict about his experience, we have changed his voice to protect his identity.

For right now and for the foreseeable future I can definitely say I don’t want to touch drugs again.