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Dallas Cooper Opens Up About How Painkiller Addiction

When does innocently popping a few painkillers, or a glass or two of wine turn into an addiction? 

It seems Australians often don't notice the impact their behaviour is having until they are in over their heads. 

And no one is immune. 

Former elite rugby league player Matt Cooper is just one example, who has bravely opened up about his addiction to painkiller medication in the past. 

His actions not only impacted himself, however, but also the lives of those closest to him. 

Matt's wife, Dallas Cooper, called in to speak to us about addiction and how their family coped.

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