By the time I met Lucy, she was desperate. Her much-loved only son, Ben, had started using drugs while at school, and by the age of seventeen was addicted to heroin.
Lucy knew Ben was wasting his life, but more than that she was terrified that the drugs would kill him.
Lucy and her husband Chris ‘panicked’ when they found out. They put Ben into a private rehab, but within days of leaving he was using again. He stole from them, and then lied about it. By this point Chris wanted to throw Ben out, but Lucy could not stand the thought of her son living on the...
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