Recent Work: A Life Unraveling: Raquel01

Heroin and other opioids have devastated Massachusetts families, killing an estimated 1,200 people last year and unraveling the lives of countless more. For Raquel Rodriguez, drugs have been the one constant in her life. High on heroin, after being clean for eight months, a frustrated Raquel Rodriguez begs her daughter Estrella to stop jumping on the bed in their apartment in East Boston.

Heroin and other opioids have devastated Massachusetts families, killing an estimated 1,200 people last year and unraveling the lives of countless more. For Raquel Rodriguez, drugs have been the one constant in her life.

High on heroin, after being clean for eight months, a frustrated Raquel Rodriguez begs her daughter Estrella to stop jumping on the bed in their apartment in East Boston.