TV-14 | | Documentary
An unflinching look at the devastating effects of addiction through the stories of four families whose lives have been decimated by addictions that all began with legitimate prescriptions to dangerous painkillers.
In the spring of 2016, the CDC (Center for Disease Control) set "guidelines" which basically told doctors that they are being watched and to cut their prescriptions for opioid medication. Subsequently, with the possibility of losing their medical licenses doctors refused to see many of their patients. Those patients were thrown to the wolves. With no exit plan, many felt abandoned and turned to Heroin. The CDC is is not blameless in the opioid problem.