Share your stories about addiction

The abuse of heroin and opioid painkillers is devastating families and communities.

Telling your personal story about this epidemic can help all of us better understand the toll the crisis is taking on all age groups, income levels and areas.

This is an online place for Long Islanders to share their hard-learned lessons and advice about coping with this epidemic.

Tell your story

Thank you for your submission. You will be contacted by Newsday before we publish your story.

Please respond in 500 words or less. Your response becomes the property of Newsday Media Group. It will be edited and may be republished in all media.

PRODUCED BY: Amanda Fiscina and Sam Guzik