“…. to say that it didn’t impact me, would be a lie”

Interviewer: Who were the people in your life that had alcohol abuse — or drug abuse ? Anonymous: my aunt, my uncle, and my other uncle. Interviewer: And what happened with your aunt and two uncles? Anonymous: My aunt and...

“I think everyone has those what if moments especially when you lose someone.”

Me: “Hi, my name’s Anthony Rapisardi, I’m a student at Stockton University and today, I’ll be interviewing my mom where her sister died in 2008 from an accidental drug overdose. So mom, did you or anyone else in your family...

“Um, that is a difficult question to ask because he started when he was about i’m going to say 18, 20 years old.”

Matthew: I’m a student at Stockton University and my name’s Matthew Kobierowski. So how long did it take for your family to realize your son had a substance abuse problem? Matthew: Mr. Armato’s son is still struggling with addiction. Mr....

You must want to change your own life

Jacob: What’s your name? Michele: Michele. Jacob: Who was the person miss using alcohol? Michele: My friend. Jacob: Did they ever lie and say that they didn’t have a problem or say that they will get help and didn’t? Michele:...

“THEY LOOK LIKE SKIN AND BONES”

Me: Hello my name is Mark Zamor and today I am with L.P who is a person in recovery with drugs and today we will be interviewing her, what is a pivotal moment that made you want to change your...

85% of the people that are addicted are born that way, they inherited the genes from their parents.

Transcript Kojo: Can you tell me about your childhood life? Dawn: My parents were easy on me when I was me, they never punished me for anything and I was a bad kid in school which eventually led to me...

” Love is the best medicine.”

I interviewed my aunt her name is Theresa Lane. She explains the life of her daughter, my cousin Jazmine T. Bryant and her use of drugs. // Transcript of interview: Le’onn: Hello my name is Le’onn Dickson I am an...

Her Disappearances Led to Her Overdose!

Carson: Hi Im Carson Shultz doing my uh storycorps project. Im talking to Brendan Burns about his cousin. Who is it in relation to you that you’ve lost to drugs? Brendan: Uh it was my cousin Marissa. Carson: Was it...

85% of the people that are addicted are born that way, they inherited the genes from their parents.

Transcript Kojo: Can you tell me about your childhood life? Dawn: My parents were easy on me when I was me, they never punished me for anything and I was a bad kid in school which eventually led to me...

So, um you know what I didn’t have or what I had lost I have regained.

Me- Can you remember why or how you started to misuse? Him- Yeah, when I was a um teenager, it started with um drinking, smoking cigarettes and drinking with friends. And when I got to high school when I was...