“There was just so little understanding of addiction and alcoholism, and especially for youth and young people…”
Kimber Lee Falkinburg talks with Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about her addiction and eventual recovery. Ms. Falkinburg is Director of Young People In Recovery, an organization that has chapters all across the country to support young people in or seeking recovery by empowering them to obtain stable employment, secure suitable housing, and continue and complete their educations.
Produced by Dan Collison with interviews recorded by StoryCorps at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, March 28-31, 2016. To learn more about StoryCorps, visit their website at storycorps.org.