organizations: JTAC

May 9, 2020
"At the time, that was my option. I wanted to be able to feed my kid. Ya know, put gas in my car. Have a car, ya know things like that"

Niece speaks with aunt about substance abuse and how it dramatically affected every aspect of her life. What was your pivotal moment that made you want to change your life? Uhm, well I guess we’ll go by the last time....

May 8, 2020
How marijuana ended up making things worse

My name is Nick, I want to thank you for joining me today and allowing me to interview you about your history of substance abuse. So, what was the substance of choice for you? For me it was marijuana for...

May 4, 2020
High School Athlete Takes Wrong Turn

Hi, my name is Nick, I want to thank you for taking the time to interview with me about a sensitive topic of substance abuse. Who was it that you knew who was affected by substance abuse? Are they a...

May 4, 2020
Step Sister who lost her way

My name is Nick, I am here today with Sue to talk about a sensitive subject, so I want to thank you for joining me. Who was it that you knew that was a substance abuser or effected by substance...

May 4, 2020
Mother and daughter talk about substance misuse and how it has affected their family.

Who was the person misusing drugs in your family? The person was my brother. Did they ever lie about their addiction to any of the family members? Yes, to all of us. Yes, they did. Did you or anyone else...

April 27, 2020
People know that drugs are dangerous, but people do them for the emotional high first, and the addiction comes later

Subject B talks about her experience with losing a past friend who she had graduated high school with. Rhian: “So who is it in relation to you that you’ve lost to drugs?” Subject B: “Um it was like, he was...

April 20, 2020
"I mean there were a lot of things we did that were good experiences… But yet I still remember that feeling of loss"

Laura Freire shares her experience with her half brother of his drug misuse and how that affected herself and her entire family Rhian: “Okay so, who was the person misusing drugs in your family?” Laura: “It was my older half...

April 18, 2020
"I lost the male figure in my life because of it and I feel like I lost a lot of protection"

Here we speak with a woman who has lost someone to drug abuse. Hi how are you today? I’m fine, how are you? I’m good. My name is Jy’Asia and I am aware that you have lost someone an addiction...

April 18, 2020
" I asked god to heal me and he did"

Here we hear the story behind someone in recovery. Hello how are you doing today? I'm fine, how are you? I’m good thankyou. I’m aware that you are a person in recovery and I'm going to be asking you a...

April 18, 2020
"I witnessed it so that stuck with me until this day"

Here we talk about a close friend that was involved with drug abuse. Hello how are you doing today? I’m doing good. My name is Jy’Asia and I'm going to be interviewing you on a friend or family member who...