According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 90 Americans die everyday after overdosing on opioids.
In 2016, nearly 64,000 people died from overdoses. The number is set to soar... and among those deaths are YOUR kids. Honor students. Athletes. Children.
Jennifer Kelly: A mother's struggle
The United States allocated for more than $30 billion in Federal funds to fight the war on drugs in 2017....
Bill Phillips: the signs of addiction
Opiate overdoses are skyrocketing in America and we are tired of seeing the impact on families in our community. 75% of heroin users start with a prescription pill. Know the signs, be proactive, and don't stay silent!
Opioids: The plague of a nation
What started as a little white pill before a hockey game ended up as a life sentence for Nick Kruczek. Let's pull together and help put a stop to this nightmare of plaguing America once and for all.
It all starts with you.
the jackman's path of suffering
When Lori's son broke his arm playing volleyball in gym class, he never expected the doctor to hand him a death sentence. Today we bring you the tragic story of how quickly prescription opioids can turn deadly.
Martha Galligan: The Loss of a Family
Martha didn't just lose her daughter to heroin, but her baby grandson as well. Only by acknowledging these tragedies head-on and spreading their message can we fight this epidemic.
Debbie Breton: From Extreme Sports to Extreme Pain
When Debbie's son broke his leg skiing, his depression and anxiety surfaced, leaving him in search of relief. It was less than a year before he succumbed to his suffering. The story is painful but needs to be heard.
Gina: coping with The loss of a child
Not my town... Not my child... Not my life... Opiate addiction is taking a toll on our communities all around us, no matter how much we try to ignore or deny it.
Mindy: When addiction grabs hold
When her daughter would visit, Lynn's medication for her back pain quickly disappeared from the bathroom cabinet. By the time she found out Mindy was using heroin, she was already gone, leaving a family behind.
Colleen: Suffering in silence
In 2016, we lost 64,000 people to drug overdoses. For Colleen, her family didn't even know she was suffering until she was gone.
Michael: from athlete to addict
Michael tragically passed away three days before this interview was filmed. We will not let this epidemic take over our communities. We will fight back. And we will win.
A family's fight
Addiction has no end. Willette shared her story with us about how not one, but two of her sons were pulled into the grips of drug abuse.