I have been fighting this disease with all I have and I believe I will overcome but my children lost their father and he can/will never be replaced! He will have to be with them and watch them grow up from Heaven! I have lost too many people I love and witnessed first hand too many good people fighting and struggleing with this disease!
Keep fighting...I will too!!!
Keep up the fight !!!!! Cont' to do well for u and ur kids , they Deff need u soo much esp w/o a dad , so I give u much <3 for being a strong individual for u and chidren , Godbless and stay well :)
Keep up the fight. I will pray for you and your children. God Bless You
You've taken a very important step. Keep up the fight not just for your children, but for yourself. You deserve to have a great life and you can. Turn you fight over to God. He can and will take it from you.
Don't ever stop fighting, your worth it!
Keep fighting...God will hold your hand! May God surround you with angels.
Please stay strong - Keep fighting!
Do Not stop fighting. Your children NEED you. With out you they may end up the same way. You have to be there to protect them! We never gave up on our son. One of the things I think hit home for my son was when I said to him, what would you do if someone got your kids hooked on drugs? What if these drugs turn you into a vegatable in a wheel chair, slobbering all over yourself. Could you stand the look on their faces when they are afraid to come near you? I knew my son was in there. I NEVER gave up on him!
my son died from a herioen overdose. would love to see this drug stopped so no other mother has to go through this.
I agree Kathy it is a real bad thing to lose ur child to an overdose.... We r supposed to outlive our children... Keep ur head up n know He is solo here for u... Have a wonderful day, sending energy with happiness n grattitude n a lil bit of love ur way...TT
I am so sorry for your loss.....
I am deeply sorry for your loss.........God give you peace. A big Hug ur way.
I sit here right now balling my heart out to you & those who have lost their children or family member in this HORRIBLE EVIL WAY...GOD BLESS YOU & YOURS
I'm so sorry about your son.
I am also so very sorry for your loss Its a very scary situation my daughter is also addicted I have custody of her two children and they want to know where mommy is I really dont have the answers only tears and prayers . And my prayers are certainly with you.
My heart is with you, I cant imagine the pain and grief..I have held my breath for the last four years in total fear the next o.d. phone call will be to me.. It is an epidemic in our community and its time to stand and fight fior our families.
I'm soo sorry to hear this, no parent should have to bury their child. Hearing about all these kids dieing from drugs and alcohol lately just makes me want to cry, since i know how it feels used to do the stuff. But luckily i stopped, wasn't getting me anywhere but in worse and worse positions in life and doing terrible things just for a drug. Wasn't worth it at all.
I am so very sorry to hear this. I was on the drug for many years. I am now sober today. I want to one day have a place for people to come to get off this horrible drug. So using people feel like they still have a chance at life. People will always have to deal with addiction once they are an addict but I want to build a place where people can come and learn how to live without this evil drug and learn how to become someone in their community. It saddens me to see some many people esp. young...
I am so very sorry to hear this. I was on the drug for many years. I am now sober today. I want to one day have a place for people to come to get off this horrible drug. So using people feel like they still have a chance at life. People will always have to deal with addiction once they are an addict but I want to build a place where people can come and learn how to live without this evil drug and learn how to become someone in their community. It saddens me to see some many people esp. young people die from this nasty drug. I want to one day help other addicts just like people have helped me out to get off of this drug, GOD BLESS you and your family. I am so sorry you have to go through losing a son to this evil drug. I hope that people will start to realize the seriousness of this drug. it does not discriminate against anyone. -A
I lost my daughter to heroin 9 months ago. Her name is Jessica Williams she was 30 years old. She died at the dealer's house and him and his mother dumped her body-it was 16 days before they found her-we have got to save these kids-way to many.
love ya ginny!!! to families brought together to pull and fight together!!!!
That's right-we are their voices and I'm not resting until justiceeis done for both of the girls and I know you feel the same way. maybe then the fhealing process can began-maybe-love ya
we will never heal!!
omg I am so sorry to hear this Ginny, my prayers are with you
I have known many who have died from overdoses, most recently my oldest and best childhood friend.
Addiction does not discriminate....
I don't see anything on the page re "how to stop the heroin in your community." Is it a petition? How does this cause work? Maybe she'll fill the details in later?
Im so sorry Scott..<3
Too many of them on our little island.
@Robbie Chistie: Here's a suprise for you: People who try heroin are NOT doing it as a career move. You clearly have no idea of "choosing" addiction vs. cancer, et al. It CAN equally be compared to other horrible diseases over which one has no control.
Rubbish AnnMarie,they choose to dabble in heroin.They do not choose to have cancer.Do you have an idea?I feel for you as you obviously have been effected by drugs at one time either by yourself or a family member but can you really compare them?People choose to take these killer drugs most of the time.I say most as a very very small minority are forced into it(pimps)(sex offenders)forcing folk to take it but to compare it to cancer is ludicrous!I have a small idea as i work with addicts...
Rubbish AnnMarie,they choose to dabble in heroin.They do not choose to have cancer.Do you have an idea?I feel for you as you obviously have been effected by drugs at one time either by yourself or a family member but can you really compare them?People choose to take these killer drugs most of the time.I say most as a very very small minority are forced into it(pimps)(sex offenders)forcing folk to take it but to compare it to cancer is ludicrous!I have a small idea as i work with addicts every day in the prisons.I know quite a lot actually!I honestly cant even give your opinion a second look!
You must now know as much about it as you claim. LICENSED doctors and Drug and Alcohol Counselors, etc. ALL compare the DISEASE of ADDICTION to cancer, diabetes, AIDS, etc. They are ALL INCURABLE, PROGRESSIVE diseases!! They are also finding that the percentage of it being genetic are even HIGHER than they used to believe.
/\ That reply was to @Robbie Christie
Cancer is often the result of some sort of behavior an individual has "chose" to engage in (ie: smoking, dietary choices, ect.), just as diabetes and heart disease often develop from "choices" in lifestyle. Yet, they don't carry the stigma that the disease of addiction carries. People don't usually have to worry about judgement when they seek treatment for those diseases.
I Have 2 Sons On It and It Is Terrible.Wished They Would Clean Marion Community Of It.A Terrible Drug...
So sorry. Hugs!
Sorry to hear this Little Bear. I know your sorrow & pain & angry. I will remember you and your family in my prayers. Hugs my Friend. <3
Thanks Marlene And Linda Means Alot <3 <3
More awareness is what we need, just because someone is a heroin addict doesn't mean their scum of the earth~sometimes it's quite the opposite~I hate the stigma that goes with this disease, we need help for people not judgement! Good people are addicts! They NEED HELP!
So True xoxoxo
They do need help,its hard to feel sorry for these people who put this drug first before kids...i understand its a fight everyday,but if they want it to overcome it bad enough they will......
AWARENESS! People are aware. Aware of where the drug dealers live, Aweare of where the drug houses are, Awear of the doctors that are handing out pills. Awear of that person on Welfare that is buying and selling drugs instead of giving their children what they need. NOW DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!!! TURN THEM IN. The police have anonymous tip lines and even ones on their web sites. USE IT!! Make the police AWARE of where they are. The DEA has a tip line.
It has touched me personally . It took my child. Drugs are evil and destroy lives. It's time to stand up to drug abuse.. I'm in....
With you on this, Nancy. This drug drove my nephew to suicide.
I'm with you too. I lost a high school friend last month from this drug. She too left behind her four year old son. This epidemic has to stop! I love you!!!
Love you, Nancy!!! xoxoxo
It is important to me because I know so many people that is addicted to it and the law in my opioin is not doing enough to get those scumbags of drug dealers off the street's no matter where you are in the world.
get, get get up and get down, 911 is a joke in yer town.......
rehab is a scam.....
Thats why prevention needs more attention. This problem is So HUGE and we are treating the end result instead of the pre-use issues.
GIVE MY LIFE TO SAVE THE REST*******