Editor's Note: Addiction to painkillers is fueling criminal behavior, from fraudulent prescriptions to murder. On Wednesday's American Morning, see how authorities are trying to stop people who aren't able to stop themselves.
(CNN) – Prescription drug abuse has grabbed headlines with the high-profile deaths of celebrities like Corey Haim, Heath Ledger, Anna Nicole Smith, and Michael Jackson. But the epidemic is not limited to Hollywood.
In the second part of the special series "Addicted," our Kiran Chetry talks candidly with three young people about how drug abuse became a way of life for them.