Kevin & MaryAnn's Story

In the summer of 2008 Kevin and MaryAnn Meara tragically lost their son K.C. to a heroin overdose. Devastated but determined to help other families, they turned their sorrow into advocacy and created City of Angels, a  non-profit community based, peer-to-peer, grassroots recovery center helping families all across New Jersey.  

Vanessa's Story

Vanessa share's her story of how a pain killer prescription resulted in a full dependency on heroin. She discusses how addiction can impact anyone, no matter what one’s family background is. Vanessa found recovery through NJ’s drug court program and Integrity House, and is in the process of rebuilding her life.

Donna's Story

Mom, Donna DeStefano share's a poem written in 2011 by her daughter Laura as she struggled with addiction. With Laura now in recovery, Donna created  Parents In Connection for Kids Inc. a non-profit to help families get the support they need for children struggling with addiction.  
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