Megan Megan is a 33-year-old alcoholic with severe social anxiety and a troubled past. When she was 20 years old, her brother John committed suicide and Megan cites his death as the moment her alcohol consumption began to spiral out of control.
Josh Josh is a 37-year-old meth addict whose addiction began at age 15. While he spends most of his waking hours snorting or smoking meth, Josh's wife Leah struggles to provide a normal home life for their 7-year-old son, but she's at her breaking point.
Aaron Aaron is a 22-year-old heroin addict whose life has been dominated by substance abuse since elementary school. By age 14, he was a routine drug user and by 18 he began injecting himself with heroin. He has not been truly sober since childhood.
Lindsay Lindsay is a 25-year-old Opana addict who fell into substance abuse after a serious knee injury introduced her to this prescription painkiller. With no job and no support from her family, Lindsay steals merchandise from retailers to feed her habit.
Jason Jason, 38, is a meth addict of 20 years whose addiction worsened after the sudden death of his father. No longer able to masquerade as a functional addict, Jason is now jobless, acutely in debt and in danger of losing his home in foreclosure.
Phil Phil is a 58-year-old meth user whose addiction spans over three decades. His habit has cost him his marriage of 34 years and strained his relationship with his children, including his daughter Kristin who does not let him see his grandchildren.
Theresa Theresa is a homeless alcoholic whose addiction has put her sanity and her life at risk. She spends most of her day panhandling to buy booze and her erratic behavior leads to confrontations with the law.
Gina & Sean Gina and Sean live in a tent, panhandle and shoot up heroin under overpasses or in public restrooms. When his temper flares, Sean abuses Gina, and lately his violence has escalated. Kristina intervenes before they overdose or Sean seriously injures Gina.