Mom Shares Heartbreaking Message About Addiction After Losing Her Son


By Sarah Aswell

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This mom won’t let the stigma surrounding heroin addiction stop her from spreading awareness after the loss of her 19-year-old son

We’ve all read the obituaries that tiptoe around the issues of drug addiction and overdose: young people passing away “in their sleep” or leaving us “suddenly,” with no explanation about what happened to them or why they’re gone far too soon. As opioid use skyrockets across the country, these vague articles are, sadly, more and more common.

But just days after losing her 19-year-old son Giancarlo to a drug overdose, Amanda Poole Krueger wanted the world to know that he died after battling a heroin addiction – and that the stigma surrounding addiction and drug use is part of…click here to continue reading