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Share Your Opioid Story2019-07-16T17:43:09-04:00

Share Your Opioid Story is a movement to help tell the stories behind the statistics of the opioid crisis. We believe by sharing these stories, we can help to give others hope, dispel myths, and decrease stigma. We invite you to share your own opioid story. Learn More

Bob W. Bucks County, PA

"So, I just held him. I said, "We probably could have beat this but we just ran out of clock,” because that’s what I always used to say whenever we lost a football or lacrosse game."

Juanita C. Philadelphia County, PA

"If I could give advice to other people going through this and trying to be supportive of a loved one suffering from substance abuse disorder, I would say to pray, never give up, and stay in their life."

Rich L., Imperial, PA

"Jonathan loved reading, history, current events, sports, school, family, and sitting with the elderly listening to stories they shared."

Heidi C., York, PA

"Why wouldn't we as a state and a community do everything in our power to help someone struggling with this very serious illness? People deserve that chance. And as a result, it strengthens and benefits our community."

Jeniene C., Montgomery County, PA

"I was an educated, professional woman who was not ignorant to the damage and devastation that drug use leaves in its wake. All I can honestly say is that the pain in my heart was a weight so much stronger than I thought I could carry, and I was willing do whatever it took to make it stop."

Thomas L., Bucks County, PA

"I was never one to believe in medication to help me get off drugs since I thought it was a sign of weakness. I learned that everyone's journey is different, and this worked for me."