I wish I knew the signs, but now that I do, I am ready to help. Philadelphia I lost my best friend on 2/2/2018 to an accidental Heroin Overdose. You said we would be together for ever and ever, and Im here alone , not a day goes by my love that I dont miss you and still love you with all my heart and soul…. I love you , Always Your Anna springfield,mass My son David .She had walked out of my life a bit of time before, and I am struggling with the should ofs and could ofs. There wasn’t anywhere he could turn to for the professional help he needed. I hope you have found in death the peace you couldn’t find in life. The only thing we wanted was for you to live, not just be alive.

Paul Shorewood, Wisconsin I miss my best friend and soul mate. An her fiance came home from work an found her like that I thought I’d already suffered the worse loss with the death of my parents. My heart didn’t just break an huge hole formed an it can never be filled. How we wish things could have been different and she could have received the same in return; no judgement, just understanding and concern.

I can’t believe you have been gone since 10-2013 My life will never be the same. Nashville tn On Oct 13th 2017 I got a call from a woman I didn’t know. We mourn Sonia- all that she was given, all that she deserved, and all that she could have been.

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[Please be aware that as this is a public forum, any use of profanity or personal attacks in Tributes may lead to the Tribute not being published]. I want to bring awareness to young adolescents that opioid addiction is no joke. I’m left with memories and surround myself with the things that remind me of you.

I am eternally grateful to you because without you I would have died. Knoxville TN Shannon Henderson.26, overdosed on heroin. Rest easy for one day we will see each other again!

I am posting this so hopefully others will take solace in knowing that there are people in your life who can help you, but only if you let them. Please, if you are suffering from addiction right now, reach out! PEOPLE PLEASE START THE “ADDICTION FACTOR” CONVERSATION and NEVER GIVE UP!! My great sister, a mother, daughter, and best friend. Love you 💘 Louisville, ky Sonia passed away on December 11, 2017 after a heartbreaking battle with drug addiction.

😘😇 Toronto This is for my Aunt, my best friend, who overdose from opiates on June 16, 2016.

It was the most painful day of my life since she was my best friend. Love you more West Columbia/Lexington I lost the love of my life on feb 27th 2017, Michael, we were getting married, so many plans, and this drug took hold of you more than our love…

We both suffered from this horrible disease of addiction and I now realize that you knew what I didn’t, that it wasn’t possible for both of us to be happy in a codependent relationship. It’s a bad addiction a disease there not aware there wrong we are hear our voices and sentence them to rehabs pleas Issa from 4/15/95 to 11/12/17 R. P my son Long Island ny Darrin, When they told me you were gone I was in shock and devastated. I watched her kill herself for years.battles over what to do,how to cope etc. I felt as though she didn’t love me enough to want to stay and try to be better. She was a beautiful caring soul that fell prey to evil and I will forever miss her. I been taken out of her home by my grandparents when I was 5.