Parents, beware. There is heroin in the suburbs. After conducting this interview I am scared as hell. The good news is, if we talk to our kids, we have a chance to prevent them from even trying it once.
A Heartbroken Mom Says ‘Heroin is in your suburb’ by Jackie Pilossoph for Chicago Tribune Media Group
Loving, respectful and well behaved is how P.J. Newberg described her daughter as a young girl. But when her daughter was in high school, she met a boy, and according to Newberg everything changed.
“Things started getting weird,” said the North Shore single mom. “She didn’t come home some nights, and she began sneaking out, cutting class and just acting different.”
Newberg said she confronted her daughter – then a junior in high school, but her daughter refused to open up about anything. So, she searched her bedroom. What she found was the worst possible nightmare for any mom: needles and heroin. (Click here to read the rest of the article, published in the Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press)
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