Bethlehem Press

Friday, November 15, 2019
“I offer hope,” said Donna Jacobson whose daughter survived her addiction. “I’m blessed to have a daughter who is here.” As to her daughter’s addiction, “I believed her [lies]. We want so hard to believe the lies.” She asked the audience to remember what they wanted to be when they were children and got some expected responses – fireman, engineer, nurse. “Nobody wanted to be a drug addict.”

Parents Left Behind

By HANNA O’REILLY in Local News

Silence filled the room and tears flowed as three parents spoke at Northampton Community College’s panel, “Parents Left Behind,” Feb. 26. Tina Ralls, Chuck Deprill and Donna Jacobson told their stories about living with addicted children. For...