Browsing All posts tagged under »death«

Thank you Chrystal

January 20, 2010


"There's blood running in the streets, but no one's paying attention. They just walk over it like it's a puddle," said Lea Minalga, a Geneva mom whose son is a recovering heroin addict. She now runs Hearts of Hope, a group that helps families deal with drug addiction. "I (tell parents), 'Do you understand that unless you're prepared, this could happen to you?' They think it can't happen to them, so they tune out."

Signs of Adolescent Heroin Use

October 26, 2009


Slang: words for heroin Alquitran, anti-freeze, Aries, beast, Big H, brown sugar, china white, brown, crap, dirt, DOA, dope, Dr. Feelgood, gallup, gato, girl, gold, goodhorse, H, hard, heaven, Henry, Harry, shoot-up, skag, spoon, smack, shoot, tigre de blanco, quill, mayo, karachi, wings, witch.

Heroin ~ 40% of high school seniors do not believe that there is a great risk in trying heroin.

May 22, 2009


Recent studies suggest a shift from injecting to snorting or smoking heroin because of increased purity and the misconception that these forms of use will not lead to addiction.

Potent Heroin Listen to Him Speak ~

April 1, 2009


I read Dr. Keller’s blog each and everyday, and as I read I re-post ~ as I re-post his words just may help another – to reach another, so another shall not die! This is not a an issue isolated to the poor neighborhoods nor gang related ~ it is in our community ~ it […]

Silent Grief ~ The Father and the loss of his son ~

February 6, 2009


I really needed to find a reason as to why he is still, so sad. The “he” is my husband, not Jonathan’s natural father! “he ~ my husband found our son” I cannot imagine what it was like for him to have to tell me my son was dead! I found this article very enlightening […]

Living without him ~

February 4, 2009


Seems like yesterday when they took him away you wake up one day and wonder where or where did this past year go ~ This is all so unreal to me, much harder now than it was over a year ago. Most of his Jon’s friends have either moved on or are still in denial, […]

Reflecting ~

December 14, 2008


I believe you have dropped a part of your wing, and my son now will carry that with him in heaven.