Editor’s note: This is the first story in a series about the local drug epidemic in Marion County.
Rock bottom had become a familiar place for 29-year-old Emily Wheatley.
She had been there before. Several times, in fact.
But, on Jan. 17, 2016, she hit a new low that rocked her to her core.
And while it seemed like the end of the world to Emily, it was actually the start of a new beginning.