DISTURBING PHOTOS: 14 Faces of Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is one of the most significant issues facing our world today.

According to the National Institutes of Health, drug addiction and abuse deducts half a trillion dollars from the US economy each year, with more than twenty-two million Americans suffering from their woes.

These sobering images created by Rehabs.com, which is an organization dedicated to raising awareness about addiction and seeking help for those in need of treatment, show the before and after effects of the harsh reality of drugs.

Sadly, in just a short span of time, users become barely recognizable.

Is drug addiction destroying your happiness and overall life, or the life and happiness of someone you care about? Reach out to a national helpline