Remembering Josh Isaac (03:47)
Every day in the U.S., 91 people die of opioid overdose. Joyce and Lauren Isaac look through pictures and letters from Josh; looking at photographs is difficult for Josh's father Rick.
Pat Montoya and Heather Cornes reflect on grieving and the effects of drugs. Murtaza “Mo” Alivar discusses why people abuse substances and shares his experience with opioids after his parents' cancer diagnoses.
Heroin Use (03:02)
Joyce and Rick Isaac discuss Josh's drug use and their response to his behavior. Cornes enters her son's bedroom, the place where he died.
Mourning Josh (04:48)
The Isaacs share home video of Josh starting fifth grade; Rick feels defeated. The Isaacs visit Josh's grave. Lauren visits a park and reflects on happier times and her current support system.
Support Groups (03:33)
Members of Liberty Crew Foundation discuss why they have joined the group. Montoya is part of Not One More. He discusses being judged by others.
Facing Addiction (02:28)
Alivar recalls seeing a video of himself while high and entering rehab; he wants to be a good father and a good son.
In Memory Of (03:44)
Rick looks for a picture of Josh; he hopes to connect with him in some way. Joyce and Lauren get a tattoo of Josh's handwriting. The Isaacs, Cornes, Montoya, and Murtaza continue to cope.
Credits: Who We Are: Life, Loss and Hope in the Opioid Epidemic (01:17)
Credits: Who We Are: Life, Loss and Hope in the Opioid Epidemic
For additional digital leasing and purchase options contact a media consultant at 800-257-5126
(press option 3) or firstname.lastname@example.org.