Opioid Crisis: Six mothers lost the battle

Opioid Crisis: Six mothers share their emotional stories of loved ones lost to opioids


What does heroin Feel Like?

Losing my son to heroin

I got addicted to heroin on day one

Never touched heroin, still ruined my life

Mastrangelo: ‘Not in Vein’ Opioids Documentary

Not in Vein


Gas for Heroin - The unthinkable

 Marin's Story: The Battle Against Heroin

 

"Going to do this for the rest of my LIFE" - First TIME

 Addiction: Heroin John's Story  

His mother's wedding ring...

The harrowing human toll of “Hometown Heroin”

The small town of Huntington, West Virginia has the distinction of being the overdose capital of America. 

A heroin user's story of addiction

Robert Riley, former heroin addict turned awareness advocate, explains how easily he became addicted to drugs, the common denominator between many addicts and the prison experience that helped him get clean.


Whatz It Feel Like

Sunday morning call

Meghan's Cry: The struggle of fighting heroin addiction

Addiction: Tomorrow is going to be better

Brandon Novak's Story

True Stories of Addiction

Connor's need to feel accepted in his youth opened him up to drug abuse. After experimenting with smoking pain pills, he quickly finds himself caught up into heroin. His near death experience puts him in a halfway house surrounded by the right people. 

'She wanted to use one more time'

Morgan Brittain suffered serious brain damage after overdosing on heroin in 2013. Now 19, she lives with her grandparents and can't walk or feed herself. Brittain's grandmother and her 16-year-old cousin give The Post a glimpse into their daily lives, forever changed.Check out this great video

The agony of opioid withdrawal

The United States accounts for five percent of the world's population but consumes almost 70 percent of the total global opioid supply, creating an epidemic that has resulted in tens of thousands of deaths each year. How did we get here, and what can we do about it?

20 Seconds of Courage

20 Seconds of Courage: Fighting the Opioid Addiction in Rural Ohio - Roger D. Winemiller

I Took Back My Life - Pam's Story

A prescription started my descent into addiction.  

What Heroin Addiction Is Really Like

Would this fit in the description? Newsy's Noor Tagouri sat down with a childhood friend, Taylor Smith, who started using opioids almost every day when she was 18. After multiple times trying to get clean through rehab programs, she finally found success through methadone. Smith told Tagouri about her experience of being addicted to heroin and why she thinks it's important for addicts to tell their stories. Check out this great video

Every parent needs to know

This former opioid user, turned awareness advocate knows everything you need to know about opioids and how to keep your kids away from them! Watch Robert Riley share his experience and his knowledge with Whatz It Feel Like host Laura Susic.  Whatz It Feel Like

Andrew was raised in a stable home; his external circumstances weren’t the cause of his drug addiction disease. Andrew was naturally curious about drugs and was hooked on pain killers in high school. After several attempts in treatment, Andrew went on to sober living and found his purpose in helping other addicts get into treatment.