“Dad was passed out on the floor for three days straight.”
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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...

My Mom’s suicide when I was 8.

Helen Kay Campbell talks about how her mother’s suicide when she was 8 effected her family.

“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...

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...

Russell Paretzky interviewing Bob Zlotnick on recovery

This is Russell Paretzky interviewing Bob Zlotnick and you are in recovery Iam What is your pivotal moment that made you want to change your life? My pivotal moment was it was Saint Patrick’s Day of 1986 and my grandmother...

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...

“Kevin’s drug addiction, started in junior high, when he started to feel like an outcast.”

Georgia: Who is in relations to you that you have lost to drugs and how are you connected? Georgia’s Father: Boys name was Kevin, he was my friend’s son, who happened to be one year older than my son. My...

Slamming the Stigma of Mental Illness

The interview went better than expected and interviewer gained insight on how interviewee saw mental illness

Slamming the Stigma of Mental Illness

My brother held many strong thoughts on the topic of Mental Illness. Also, more thoughts than I would have ever imagined actually. In school he encounters individuals with mental Illnesses and he is able to accept them for who they...

Story corps interview with Nate Morell
November 27, 2017 App Interview

Tess: My name is Theresa DiMona and I am 18 years old and today is November 9th and I’m speaking with Nate Morell who is my social club advisor and we are recording this interview in Galloway, NJ. So, Nate...

Interview #2 Kelsie

I had a talk with Kelsie about her life in substance abuse, and her journey in recovery. Bri: “What was your pivotal moment that made you want to change your life?” Kelsie: “So, I was 31, I had been using...

Slamming The Stigma of Mental Illness

In this interview we spoke with a woman who suffered from depression and how she seeked treatment.

Slamming the Stigma of Mental Illness

My mother had major depression after my father passed away and dealt with it for 5 years or so. She eventually over came the depression after realizing that she needed too.

April’s Story

April: Hello? Caroline: Hi April! April: Hey, how are you? Caroline: Good, how are you? April: I’m good, thank you. Caroline: Can you remember how or why you started misusing drugs and or alcohol? April: Um ok well, I was...