organizations: JTAC

April 17, 2018
Mrs.Bowker

Mrs.Bowker speaks on behalf of her sons drug abuse. After all the hardships and struggles her family had faced while trying to cope with the addiction, today her family is as happy as can be and are looking forward to...

Private
“We drink to hide.”

This interview is private.

December 1, 2017
“It just didn’t feel right to me so I just wanted to start a new leaf”

(Shane) Hello my name is Shane Wilborn. I️ AM a 19-year-old college student. Today is November 10th and I️ am interviewing my uncle Ricky in reference to a recovering drug addict for my story corps project. We are recording this...

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...

Private
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...