Little Brandon was born at 10:43am in the morning on a cold winter’s day. Our second child after the birth of our daughter Shannon, Brandon weighed 8 lbs exactly! He was a go getter right from the beginning and learned very quickly how to melt our hearts. As a child he was very active.He never… Continue reading Brandon’s Journey
On June 24, 2014, my youngest son, Kody Cook, died from an accidental overdose of methadone and clonazepam. Kody was just 20 years old. Kody left behind family and many friends. Our lives have been shattered by this loss. Kody had an unforgettable smile and a great sense of humor. He was a loving, kind,… Continue reading Kody Cook, another young Nova Scotian lost to RX drugs
Original Letter: Sent: May-30-13 11:08 AM To: ‘firstname.lastname@example.org‘; ‘email@example.com‘ Subject: School curriculum Dear Mrs Jennex, I am writing you today with a plea of assistance in having the drug awareness curriculum to be changed by the start of the school year in 2013. The current curriculum is outdated and not sufficient for today’s youth based… Continue reading Letter to the Minister of Education from a concerned parent regarding RX drug abuse education
HELP! My 17 year old daughter is addicted to Prescription Drugs. I have been banging on doors and screaming from the rooftops to get her help but I am being turned away and having doors closed in my face. My nightmare began when my daughter was in Grade 7. She was dating an older boy… Continue reading A Desperate Mother in N.S. Pleads For Help!
On Dec 10th 2012 we got that dreaded knock on the door, the one that’s very parents worst nightmare. RCMP is at our door to let us know our son has passed away. Found dead on his 42-year-old aunts couch. They proceed to tell us his aunt informed them that they were doing cocaine the… Continue reading Dilaudid took the life of my 21 year old son Ryan Good. – Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia
Amy , This story is a twisted story and kind of hard to tell as it has two different avenues. I only hope you have some time to read this. I will start with a girl. Her name is Clarissa Chiastakoff. Brandon was a very particular guy and wanted the perfect girlfriend. He wanted to… Continue reading Another Young Nova Scotian Life Lost Too Soon – A Mother’s Cry For Action