"Caught between Recovery and the Coffin" December 17, 2011 9:06 PMSubscribe
If I Die Young: Struggling with Addiction and Recovery. "Last year, 249 people died of prescription drug overdoses in Pinellas County, FL. Just about everybody who knew Stacy Nicholson figured she was next. Then an empathetic judge gave her a choice: recovery, or the coffin." This is an extensive special report by the St. Pete Times. The first link in this post goes to the special report page. The second goes to the primary article.