organizations: JTAC

December 1, 2017
“Smoking causes unwanted attention”

Luc: How old were you when you decided to start smoking? Anonymous: I was between 17 and 18, it was my senior year of high school. I was introduced to it in high school. I decided to pick it up...

December 1, 2017
“We kind of just found him drunk in his bed room one day and that’s when we knew like… he had a problem.”

Navoda: Hello um my name is Navoda Harris, mom are you there, you here? Mom: mmhmm, I’m here Navoda: Okay, so I’m going to be interviewing you today asking you a couple questions about um my grandfather and his alcohol...

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He was only 24 years old.

This interview is private.

December 1, 2017
A Military Man’s story of his substance abuse when a tragic event happens to him.

Matt: This is Matt. I am conducting an interview with Chad on substance abuse. So Chad what substance were you mainly abusing? Chad: Um. Alcohol. Alcohol Matt: Alcohol. Ok. Mat: What made you use and abuse alcohol? Chad: Um. Fourth...

November 30, 2017
“They grew up with her being that way…..and then we grew up with her being that way.”

Kierre- Can you tell me who was the person misusing drugs in your family? Destiny- Well...there were a number of people, like my aunts, my uncles. Like my grandmother. Kierre- Did she ever lie about her addiction to any of...

November 30, 2017
Nothing is being done because of the stigma.

Chad: Bill who was misusing drugs in your family? Bill: In my family, my youngest son Steven. Chad: how did you find out about his addiction? Bill: uhm… there were some red flags that went up my wife was doing...

November 29, 2017
“Dad was passed out on the floor for three days straight.”

Me - Can you tell me a little bit about what our home life was like? Kristi - Our home life wasn't terrible; I mean it wasn't one of the best things. Mom and Dad did do a lot for...

November 29, 2017
“Kevin’s drug addiction, started in junior high, when he started to feel like an outcast.”

Georgia: Who is in relations to you that you have lost to drugs and how are you connected? Georgia’s Father: Boys name was Kevin, he was my friend’s son, who happened to be one year older than my son. My...

November 28, 2017
“I will never look up to her, I will never try to be like her”

In this story, I sat down with a person that wants to remain anonymous. We sat down to talk about how marijuana has affected their family. B: Who was the family member misusing drugs in your family? A: The family...

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“It’s Okay to Not Be Okay.”

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