How painkillers from dentist led to heroin addiction and prison (BBC Feature)

Former heroin addict Chris Foltz tells the BBC’s World Have Your Say how a prescription for painkillers from a dentist, led him to heroin addiction and prison.

Find out more about Chris’s story, including how his parents were police detectives and what happened when he came out of prison.

Listen to World Have Your Say on the BBC iPlayer.

Video produced by Trystan Young

Written by Chris Foltz

Chris Foltz is a renowned brand development catalyst, celebrated inspirational speaker and Managing Director of the Silicon Valley based advisory practice Responsible Solutions Ltd. From his roots in partisan politics, to a battle with drug addiction, 119 days in county jail, and losing everything to the point of homelessness, Chris has re-established himself as one of the most engaging initiators of social impact and development in the nation, and some would consider – the world.


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