From overdose to a new start in life. Mark's story may seem compressed. Many people were involved in Mark's journey. The following professionals each played their part. Tony admires mark. He adds that not everyone is prepared to do this, preferring the drug-induced numbness to the sharp pain of reality. Dr Ashton stated that Mark was clearly motivated, but struggling at times. Carrie and Brian felt a little hesitant over the medication switch and the detoxification. Phil thinks that Mark's first contact with Phil in the hospital encouraged Mark to come in to the clinic. Drugs are about risk. People are either dealing with the emotional and psychological fall-out from being in risky environments. Mark is still with the local drug and alcohol team. Seeing a counsellor, been going there for six months. Still wading through stuff from the past and making sense of decisions that Mark is taking in the present.