"One day out of the blue, my sister Caroline, started acting so strangely. I couldn't understand it - it seemed that she had lost her mind. I came to find out through Brad’s help, that she had survived a huge trauma as a kid, and the pieces of her and us started falling into place. Caroline’s problem wasn’t just addiction, it was trauma underneath. Members of the family said she was just crazy, but we came to understand it wasn’t crazy, but simply sick. She broke free from so much with the help you gave her. We all did."
Addiction expert Brad Lamm explains how a medical detox for opioid addiction works and describes the symptoms of heroin withdrawal. Then, watch what happens when Lamm accompanies Cassandra as she enters detox for her heroin addiction.