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These shocking before-and-after photos of drug users will chill you to the bone.

Last month, we shared a series of before-and-after photos of drug users released by a sheriff’s office in the US — and the frightening effects of substance abuse on those young faces was nothing short of haunting.

But these new images of drug users’ devastating transitions, released as part of an awareness campaign by online community Rehabs, just might be the most shocking we’ve seen so far.

Take a look and tell us: do you agree?

                                                  Infographic obtained via Rehabs.

Here are the original images we posted last month:

 Which of these series shocked you the most? Do you think these photos being circulated will scare people off trying drugs?

If you would like to seek  help for you drug addiction, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). They provide confidential telephone counselling. Or contact CounsellingOnline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are a free alcohol and drug counselling online service.