Some of the most riveting comments came during the Lexington Foum Thursday came from Alex Elswick.
He said the use of pain pills for wisdom teeth surgery turned into a four year addiction. After starting with pills, Elswick said he only used heroin for six months before finding himself homeless in Dayton, Ohio, shooting up under a bridge. Elswick called his parents from a pay phone. “I’ve been kicked out of a treatment center. I need help,” he told them.