This 48 Hours news clip shows the seriousness of opiate addiction and abuse. And Troy, like most people whove become dependent upon their prescription painkillers, does what he has to in order to avoid withdrawal.
Troy is undergoing rapid OxyContin detox offered by the Waismann Institute. In just over an hour, program doctors are able to end Troys physical dependence to OxyContin using a renowned medical procedure that cleanses the drug from his opiate receptors. This happens while Troy is lightly sedated, unaware that he is experiencing withdrawal.