March 2013 - Feature - Pill doctor - Orange Coast Magazine

'Doses of Reality'

At least 24 young South County adults have died of prescription drug overdoses, most since 2010. One of the prescribing doctors involved has become a symbol of a national crisis, and as her trial for second-degree murder approaches, many local parents—too many—are hoping for justice.

by Matthew Heller / Illustrations by Brian Stauffer 

Where to Get Help
Hope interventions 714-457-4839
Teen Challenge 714-835-8822
Wellminded Center 949-521-6890
Kim Quickel Family Practice and Addiction Counseling 949-232-4134

Watch parent Jodi Barber's documentary "Overtaken" here.

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