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George Stankov, - New Jersey; Mother Cheryl Stankov MOUNTAINSIDE — A mother who lost her son and the light of her life has come forward with a warning for everybody.

Mountainside Mom Warns Others After Losing Her Son To Heroin

MOUNTAINSIDE — A mother who lost her son and the light of her life has come forward with a warning for everybody. As CBS 2’s Christine Sloan reported, the warning is about heroin, and how quickly the drug took away…Read more →

Ridley Park mom has experienced double dose of heroin tragedy

Ridley Park mom has experienced double dose of heroin tragedy

Nancy Shedlo hears the word heroin and has the same thought every time.

The Chronicle Herald Feature Article, August 22, Local News, Itunes, Families, Addiction, Android, Apps, Lost

The Chronicle Herald

For years, Ryan Gillis’s family and friends expected to get a phone call telling them he had died of a drug overdose or some other misadventure. The call came this week, but it wasn’t what most had anticipated. Two years ago, the Sydney Mines man turned his life around. He quit drugs, cleaned up and became a passionate public advocate, spreading the message to youth that they should talk about their problems rather than masking them with substance abuse.