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A Mother’s Love: Sally’s Story

November 16, 2019 2:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

My son, Cole, began experimenting with drugs in his very early teens. What started as a pure curiosity to feel a buzz after drinking a beer or smoking marijuana broadened into the use of a long list of drugs. None …


A SON’S SURVIVAL: Cole Leoni’s Story

March 20, 2019 6:39 pm Published by 1 Comment

My story of healing begins in July 2016 in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

 

At the age of 22, I was living life as an active heroin user at the deepest of downs in my addiction…again. I had been …


Drug-Induced Homicide Laws: Doing More Harm Than Good

July 11, 2017 2:39 pm Published by 3 Comments

Drug-Induced Homicide Laws: Doing More Harm Than Good

By Chelsea Laliberte

 

Over the past ten years Americans have been engaged in a harrowing but necessary conversation about the opioid crisis that begs the question “how did we get here?”


Harm Reduction Outreach

July 7, 2017 4:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

 

Harm Reduction Outreach

 

In an effort to reduce overdose deaths, HIV and Hepatitis C transmissions, and barriers to treatment, Live4Lali and the Lake County Health Department are teaming up to offer a new local strategy. Motivated by the …