Heroin is most common with suburban teens in New Mexico. Talking about heroin addictions and overdoses is a sensitive subject for me. About a year ago I found out that my friend, who I had known since second grade, was addicted to heroin.
Generation Justice aired a special radio show, Sunday March 25th, 2012, highlighting upcoming community events!
Too often the danger of addiction is not realized until it is too late and some one overdoses. Steve Paternoster’s sixteen-year-old daughter Haley lost her battle with Heroin addiction on April 8th, 2010. Steve Paternoster joins us to talk about his daughter’s addiction and her last hours.
Cameron Weiss lost his battle with Heroin addiction on August 13th 2011. His mother, Jennifer Weiss joins us to talk about Cameron and tell her story, as a mother, watching her son struggle with addiction.
The Heroin Awareness Committee (HAC) has been actively bringing attention to the Heroin and Opiate addiction epidemic. Generation Justice’s Melissa Harris sat down with Co-Founder and HAC President Jennifer Weiss about the organization and what they do and wish to do in the community.