Sunday Night: Hooked

Seven Network

From the outside looking in, rugby league legend Matt Cooper has it all – a beautiful wife, two healthy girls, a luxurious home and a place in Australian sporting history. But until recently, Matt had a dark secret – a secret that almost cost him everything. He was hiding a severe addiction to prescription drugs. Opioid addiction doesn’t discriminate, hundreds of Australians die every year, and thousands more are hopelessly hooked on strong pain killers. From superstars like actor Heath Ledger to everyday mums. Sunday Night’s Alex Cullen presents this special health report.