FIXED Stories: Nick Merrifield

FIXED Stories: Nick Merrifield

Nick Merrifield as told to Gabrielle Fischer Pain and Addiction “My mother was a heroin addict. When I was seven, she dropped me off at a place called the Friendship House in Pennsylvania. It was supposed to be for the weekend, but she didn’t come back until I was 10....
FIXED Stories: Chris Kessler

FIXED Stories: Chris Kessler

Chris Kessler as told to Neal Hogden Pain and Addiction “My mom got pregnant with me when she was 16 and my dad was 21. My parents were hippie-type, heavy drug addicts. My dad sold cocaine. You know the movie ‘Blow’ with Johnny Depp in it? That guy who the...
FIXED Feature – Chris Kessler

FIXED Feature – Chris Kessler

Chris Kessler by Neal Hogden A Tumultuous Childhood At 6 years old, most children are experiencing a lot of firsts, whether it’s their first time losing a tooth, their first grade on an assignment, or their first sleepover. For Chris Kessler, at 6 years old he had his...
FIXED Stories: John Abrahamson

FIXED Stories: John Abrahamson

John Abrahamson, Officer Menasha Police Department as told to Joe Schultz “It was during the summer of 2017. It was super hot outside, and we were dispatched to an apartment complex. A male was in a car and wasn’t breathing. I was the first to arrive in a line of...
FIXED Stories: Kay

FIXED Stories: Kay

Kay as told to Natalie Dillon “Within the last year I have come to realize that my daughter, who is 28 years old, is an addict. Somehow she got hooked into chemicals and it completely changed her in terms of her relationships with people, including me and my husband,...