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‘There is happiness on the other side.’ A survivor of drug addiction speaks out – SBS News

In 2018 drug overdoses killed 2,070 Australians, eclipsing the amount of fatalities on our nation’s roads that year.

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Lily Owen, 29, admits she is lucky to still be alive.
Four years ago, a toxic drug addiction almost turned into a fatal overdose.
I was using methamphetamines daily, she told SBS News.
I was also mixing that with benzos (Benzodiazepines), so Valium and GHBs (Gamma-hydroxybutyrate).
“It got to a point that I was using anything and everything to feel anything, just to sort of feel something.”
Ms Owen was warned from a young age about the dangers of narcotics.
But struggling with her mental h…

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