REMEMBRANCES

In memory of my older brother

I lost my older brother on January 27th, two days before his 27th birthday to an accidental overdose.

My brother Dave was a kind and loving person who left behind his two beautiful twins. My brother had so much life to give and so much more in store for him and I’m sorry he will never get to experience the greatness he had to offer.

I will remember and love and honor his memory for the rest of my life. In memory of all of those we’ve lost, I pray.

Did you recently lose someone to SUD?

Please accept our condolences and use this community space as a way to memorialize their story.

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REMEMBRANCES

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Share their story to commemorate their life and acknowledge their journey.

Our deepest condolences for the loss of your beloved. At ODL, we stand in solidarity with you during this difficult time and would be honored to pay tribute to their memory.

We kindly request your collaboration in our mission to combat stigma and prevent its perpetuation. This involves refraining from using terms that separate lives lost, such as “poisoning“, “murdered“, “abuse“, “addict“, or “junkie“. If these words are included in your submission, we may reach out to you with editing suggestions.  We would not change the intent or meaning of our edit, and we will notify you first for approval.

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