Personal Stories

Get advice and perspective from families who have also been impacted by substance use or addiction.

What happens when some deaths are considered more socially acceptable than others?
When you lose a child, your life changes forever. There will always be an emptiness, and a missing piece at the family gatherings.
“Tell them my story.” My 20-year-old daughter Casey said these words to me not long before she died of an accidental heroin overdose on January 15, 2017.