True Stories

  • Ian Eaccarino, 20, Heroin

    One September morning, Ian’s mother found him dead in his bed of an accidental heroin overdose.
  • Efrain Marrero, 19, Steroids

    Efrain began using steroids, under the impression that it would make him bigger, stronger, faster, and earn him the title and recognition he so much desired on the football field.
  • David Manlove, 16, Inhalants

    David was looking forward to the summer. He found a job, earning money to buy a car and trying to win back some of his parents’ trust. But his continued desire to get high was very powerful, more powerful than anyone knew, even himself.
  • David Pease, 23

    Dave had spent most of his teen years looking for answers about himself in a mixture of marijuana, cigarettes and alcohol. He would eventually turn to cocaine as well.