A feminist rant & emotional conversations

my best friend Taylor and I dig deep about what it’s like growing up as woman, her role models, struggles, and threats our administration have been making against women

Liz and Cindy talk about Cindy’s Father’s addiction. “I think that people can change. And people can learn from their mistakes.”
October 27, 2017 App Interview

Liz, 22, interviews her mother Cindy, 45, about her father’s drug and alcohol addiction as she recalls it from her childhood. Liz- Who was the person in your family who was abusing drugs? Cindy- It was my father Liz- Did...

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Marie Santiago and Danny Santiago

Spouses Marie Santiago (31) and Danny Santiago (33) sit down for a conversation about the highs and lows of the years that they have spent together and offer some of the wisdom that they have gained along the way.

The worst case of drug addiction

This recording involves an interview of a former addict, my cousin, Alex. He recounts the time when his twin brother Anton, overdosed on heroin. This is an emotional interview of how strong Alex remained in the times of grief. Through...

Sarah & Rachel — our Mothers, Family — The Graves Family

My cousin Sarah & I discuss our mothers, their childhoods, ourselves, our daughters & our extended family of aunts, uncles & cousins

Heroin Addiction: Ophthalmologist Point of View “Drug addicts per say can look like anyone”.

This is an interview with a Dr.Cheryl Mitchell M.D who is an ophthalmologist in private practice in New Jersey. She gives us insight on her experience with treating heroin addicts. Curtis: I’m interviewing Dr. Cheryl Mitchell M.D who is a...

“Looking back on the situation you realize that it really wasn’t your brother that you were fighting with, it was more of the drugs.”

Taylor: Who was the person misusing drugs in your family? Stacey: My older brother. Taylor: I think this one might be a little bit hard to ask ... Stacey: No go ahead. Taylor: But do you believe that drugs did...

“from there it became a lifelong addiction”

Who was the person misusing drugs in your family? Well, it wasn’t actually a family member. It was a neighbor, who I used to babysit when he was little. And he grew up and didn’t really know what he wanted...

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...

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...

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...

Addiction to cigarettes “My family was the main reason I stopped”

Me- did you ever lie to your family members about your addiction? Anonymous- When I was younger I used to lie all the time about it and at one point my parents found a pack of cigarettes in my room...

Lauren talks about her son’s story with Opioid addiction. “He has become a very strong man”

Lauren explains how her son started his addiction to Opioids. She provided the reasons that lead him to do it. She showed how he suffered and made his family suffer with him. She also showed how he fought this addiction...

I hope that it is my physical body and not my mental body that takes me…

Lyndi Bahr interviews her grandmother, Barb Bach (77) and inquires about her lessons learned, her regrets and how she wishes to be remembered. Barb's son (Doug) struggled with heavy addiction that wrecked a havoc on his life for many years....

Joe Houston & Scott Acord

Joe shares the story his rise from humble beginnings in DC. He was primarily raised by his sister before getting lured into a lifestyle that led to him being incarcerated at 16 to turning his life around and is now...

Interview #3: "Drugs make them happy – it's all they know."

Jen: “Who is it in relation to you that you have lost to drugs?” H: “My close friend, Chris.” Jen: “Was it sudden or were there signs of the issue?” H: “Uh yeah, he was using Xanax, dope, doing cocaine,...

RSGM Interview

Jeff is a member of the Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission, an organization built upon recovering drug and alcohol addicts who serve food to the homeless as a part of their program. In this interview, Jeff spoke about his struggles with drug...

Diane Butler opens up about her son’s drug addiction and the affect it had on her family. “We are losing a whole generation to overdoses.”

Diane Butler talks about her son's struggle with opioid addiction and the toll it took on her family. She opens up about her story and her thoughts on the opioid epidemic going on in our society today.

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Emily Garcia and Ricky Garcia

Siblings Emily Garcia (23) and Ricky Garcia (26) discuss the destructive effects alcoholism has had on their family and Ricky's struggles with sobriety.

Knowing the Parent’s Point of View of their Child as an Alcoholic

I interviewed my mother, Leila Halligan, about her son and also, my brother, Blair, about his use of drugs and mainly alcohol. We discussed the history of his addiction and how he is doing in the present. Transcript of interview:...