The entertainment world were saddened by the news that Demi Lovato had been hospitalised after an alleged heroin overdose. 

But it proves as a stark reminder that addiction, substance abuse and mental illness do not discriminate. 

We take a look into the lives of Brisbane families who have either struggled themselves or watched their loved ones spiral. 

But luckily, in most of these cases, they came out the other side and have learned to manage their issues and practice sobriety. 

Here's one of our favourite moments from Robin Terry & Kip!