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...

"Drugs do more harm to people around you than yourself" by Paige Anania

Speaker 1 [00:01] Hi I'm Paige Annia and this is the story corps project I'm going to be interviewing a person that had a relationship with a former drug addict. So, who is it that you're going to be talking...

"At these parties I was surrounded by drugs and alcohol" by Hayde Cruz-Aragon

Hayde: It is October third, and currently it is 5:33 pm. Today I am here with.. Amanda: Amanda Hayde: Hi Amanda, how are you doing today? Amanda: I'm doing good. Hayde: Do you know why I’m here today? Amanda: Umm...

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....

This is Russell Paretzky interviewing Justin Justin Urbonas on recovery

This is Russell Paretzky interviewing Justin Urbonas We will start with the first one What was your pivotal moment that made you want to change your life? I mean I was using for a total of probably about 8 to...

"I would want to change the fact that my sister and I thought my mom was the good guy…" by Emily Keenan

Emily: Who was the person misusing drugs in your family? Anonymous: My mom is the one misusing drugs. Emily: Did they ever lie about their addiction to any of the family members? Anonymous: Yes she did lie, she would try...

"After a while, he chose liquor over us…" by Anthony Leto

Anthony: Who was the person misusing drugs in your family? Anonymous: So the person that was misusing drugs in my family was my ex step-dad Anthony: Did they ever lie about their addiction to any of that family member? Anonymous:...

How marijuana ended up making things worse

My name is Nick, I want to thank you for joining me today and allowing me to interview you about your history of substance abuse. So, what was the substance of choice for you? For me it was marijuana for...

The Reality of Addiction

Rachel just celebrated 3 years of sobriety on February 20th, 2018. Sobriety from alcohol and drugs. However, it's so much more than not going back to alcohol and drugs. The sobriety is a mark of victory in her life. This...

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...

"It was a horrible place to be internally and externally, and I certainly didn't feel like I was worthy of getting help" by Lacey Londrigan

Speaker 1: [00:00:00] What was your pivotal moment that made you want to change your life? [00:00:03][3.0] Speaker 2: [00:00:04] I think the moment for me was when I was experiencing homelessness and 2013 I was in Vegas on the...

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...

“Smoking causes unwanted attention”
December 1, 2017 App Interview

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...

"I mean there were a lot of things we did that were good experiences… But yet I still remember that feeling of loss"

Subject C shares her experience with her half brother of his drug misuse and how that affected herself and her entire family Rhian: “Okay so, who was the person misusing drugs in your family?” Subject C: “It was my older...

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:...

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.

Amber Myles & Will Rogers

Amber, who recently won a nurse of the year award at Providence Health, shares her nursing journey from working as a parole officer to psych nurse. How working with psych patents is both rewarding and challenging, staying safe, and what...

"It just kind of clicked in my head for me, this is the smell of beer, that's what my uncle smells like" by Emalia Sothman

Emmy: Hello. So I'm interviewing MyKenzi: MyKenzi Walker Emmy: So who was the person misusing drugs or alcohol in your family? MyKenzi: So my uncle on my mom's side was abusing alcohol for as long as I can remember, I...

Life struggling with addiction, with Kendra Rose and Chloe Lemoine.

In this interview we discussed what addiction is like and how Kendra has struggles with addiction most of her adult life.

"You never know when somebody's gonna OD" by Shauna Deming

[Shauna]: Okay. The first question is, who is it in relation to you that you've lost to drugs? [Interviewee]: Um, my nephew, who is like a son to me, called me mom. My children thought it was his brother for...