True Stories

True Story: John Paul Herrera, Heroin

John Herrera started experimenting with marijuana at just 11 years old. Then, at age 16,  the New Mexico native tried heroin for the first time. Read more.

Nick and Jack Savage, Oxycodone and Alcohol

While attending graduation parties, brothers Nick and Jack Savage both consumed a lethal combination of alcohol and the potent painkiller oxycodone. Read more.

Ian Eaccarino, 20, Heroin

One September morning, Ian’s mother found him dead in his bed of an accidental heroin overdose. Read more.