Stunning before-and-after transformations of people who quit drugs

Authorities warn us to stay off drugs for several reasons.

We all know the psychological and emotional problems that result from the illegal use of certain stimulants, but drug abusers will also find that the substances they consume affect their appearances.

Bored Panda has compiled a series of photos showing the dramatic transformation former addicts experienced after staying off drugs for certain periods of time.

Have a look at them in the gallery above and get ready to be wow-ed.