They refer to themselves as users, addicts or junkies.

They live at a treatment center called "The Kings Island". Their daily routine is, first of all, getting a daily routine, going to therapy and through counselling, trying to get rid of their addiction to drugs. 

They're all in it together. 



They all meet up twice a day, to read and discuss the days text. Afterwards they gather up, shoulder to shoulder, to say a prayer, where they ask for help to quit drugs.

Jakob's Dad was a drug addict. And that insecurity made Jacob a troubled kid. He cried a lot. And was never calm. So when Jacob was 8 his Dad chose to put a joint in his mouth to calm him down. He never got the chance to live a normal life, as he puts it himself. 

Jakob is 18 today. And not long ago his cocaine-, amfetamin and hash addicted body collapsed. He had three heart attacks in three days. He came to the treatment center, The Kings Island from "the streets". With a message from the doctors. If he wouldn't quit drugs right away, he'd be dead within a year.

For the first time in 10 years, he'd been a whole month without drugs. "I'd never been clean this long time," he says nervously. As if it's going to bring him bad luck, if he's too happy about it. 

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Carsten clearing his head on an evening walk, during his first 24 hours of clean-time. 

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