The sheriff’s department hits an apartment in search of drug dealers. Jennifer and Mason graduate from rehab.
A mother heartbreakingly describes losing her daughter as Sheriff Jim McDonnell and County Supervisor Kathryn Barger grapple with state laws reducing consequences for drug abuse. A local deputy tries to get a couple help after finding them sleeping in a dumpster enclosure.
Now 183 days clean, Jennifer gives birth to a baby boy who struggles in his first few days in the neonatal intensive care unit. The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s Domestic Highway Enforcement team hits the road in chase of those trafficking drugs into the city.
In episode three, first responders grapple with losing a life after a Santa Clarita Valley resident dies from an apparent drug overdose. A young man hooked on meth hallucinates in the middle of Five Knolls Drive. Jennifer comes to grips with life without drugs.
The second part of our 8-week microdocumentary series “Addiction” takes a look at Jennifer, a pregnant Santa Clarita woman trying to kick a long heroin habit as the community’s number of fatal overdoses passes 2017’s total.
Addicted is a micro-documentary series taking a hard-hitting look at how Los Angeles County’s third largest city grapples with a flood of drug overdoses as opioids continue to cripple the nation.