organizations: JTAC

November 16, 2018
“She’s not allowed to be left alone in her own house. Someone always has to be with her. She always has to be insight of another person”

Who was the person misusing drugs in your family? My cousin misuses drugs in my family. Did they ever lie about their addiction to any of the family members? Yes, she lied to the whole family during her addiction, and...

November 16, 2018
“I would have told him to stop before it consumed his life.”

Sam: “Hi, my name is Samantha I’m here with Katrina Datil interviewing her for the story corp project about drugs.” Sam: “Okay Katrina, who was the person misusing drugs in your family?” Katrina: “The person misusing drugs in my family...

November 16, 2018
“Our relationship is hard. Last year he got incarcerated for something that he did while he was under the influence… I don’t get to see him”

“So today I will be interviewing my friend, Cassandra Lorenzo and she has a family member who has been misusing alcohol. Umm, so Cassandra, who was the person misusing alcohol in your family?” “Um, my cousin Victor.” “Did he ever...

November 16, 2018
“My parents were concerned, worried, and they just wanted him to get help.”

Hello my name is Shadirah. Today is November 6 and I am interviewing my mother Teresa in reference to a family member dealing with a drug addiction. Me: who was the person in our family misusing drugs? Teresa: My brother....

November 16, 2018
“It was hard to watch, it was somebody that you love and care about abuse their body like he was.”

Me: Okay, who was the person in your family that was using drugs? Joe: That would be my father, he was using alcohol, abusing alcohol. Me: Okay, did they ever lie or try to hide the truth about their addiction?...

November 16, 2018
“Family is hurt by a loved one”

(Mekhia)Okay, so here I have Adrian and I am interviewing her asking her about somebody in her family that misused drugs. So Adrian who in your family misused drugs. (Adrian) My uncle. (Mekhia)And how did you feel about your uncle...

November 15, 2018
“A super cool kid who we all wanted to hang out with” By Sebastian Bremer

Me: I am Sebastian Bremer and I will be interviewing Evelyn Bremer, my sister, about a family member that was on drugs. Question 1: Me: Who was the person misusing drugs in your family? Evelyn: My cousin Junior. Question 2:...

May 7, 2018
Faith talks with Brian about how his brother’s substance misuse affected his family.

“Hi, I’m Faith. I’m going to be interviewing you today.” “Uh, my name if Brian ......” “Okay, um, so, who was the person misusing drugs in your family?” “Um, I had two people. Uh, both of my older brothers. My...

May 7, 2018
Faith talks with a friend about an Uncle who struggled with substance misuse.

“So who was the person misusing drugs or alcohol in your family?” “One of my uncles in India” “Okay. Um, did they ever lie about their addiction to any of the family members?” “Yeah, i think they tried to preserve...

April 22, 2018
Getting a Perspective of Recovering Addict of Opiates

I interviewed a man by the name of Nick Geissler. He explains the hardships of being addicted to Opiates and how he got through them. // Transcript of Interview: Holly Halligan: What was the pivotal moment that made you want...