After relapsing into heroin addiction and losing custody of her two children, Lisa Neilson took down a painting of her son at her home in Copiague, Long Island. "My heart broke every time I saw it." Lisa and her husband, JC, are in a methadone program in Brooklyn.
"Opioid Addiction Knows No Color, but Its Treatment Does"- The New York Times
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Heroin addiction outreach worker, Kelly Culbert, right, consoles her longtime friend, Jackie, left, after shooting heroin in the Bronx. "I have nothing," Jackie said, as Kelly consoled her.
"The Bronx’s Quiet, Brutal War With Opioids" - The New York Times