Tricia M. entered the Harris County Drug Court in 2012, and upon first glance, she appeared near death. With sunken cheeks and bulging eyes, her long-term drug addiction made her look like a long-lost prisoner of war. In fact, for thirty years Tricia had been a prisoner to her meth and cocaine addiction, leaving her hopeless and unable to fight her addiction on her own.
After being abandoned by her father at a young age, Tricia was introduced to drugs by her older brother. During the next three decades, she supported her growing drug habit by selling herself at truck stops and