A Story of Recovery

A story of recovery
By the time she was 15 and a student at East Carter High School, Savage said she had already developed a serious addiction to oxycodone. “Before school, I had to have something to go to … “The things that were important to me — drugs took precedence … Read more on The Independent

Former NBA player Chris Herren brings his story to Lenape School District
Later during his freshman year, he failed two more drug tests and was kicked off the team and out of the university. He later transferred to Fresno State University, and after failing another drug test and entering a rehabilitation facility, he … Read more on The Marlton Telegram

Everyday Heroes: Wethington became 'mom on a mission' following son's
Fast forward several years, where on Aug. 19, 2002, Casey Wethington, son of Charlotte and Jim Wethington, died of a heroin overdose at University Hospital in Cincinnati. The bitter news came after what … It was, of course, senseless and needless … Read more on KyForward.com