Stories

Addiction is a family disease that impacts each family differently.  Every family has their own story. 

Here, in their own words, are true stories from people whose lives have been changed by addiction. 

Names and some identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals. 

Keisha

3 years old

Leaving Keisha at daycare is heart wrenching. She clings to Grandma...

Sara

7 years old

The DARE police officer tells her class...

Jimmy

15 months old

When he awoke this morning...

Ellen

I had to abandon the tough love approach to save my son…