Drug prevention specialist Sue Nowak talks about the one common trait she has found among drug-addicted individuals ? 'denial.' She was speaking at a news conference Tuesday at The 400 Block in downtown Wausau put on by the Marathon County Alcohol and Other Drug Partnership.
With a steady and determined voice, a 17-year-old high school senior stood at a podium on Wausau's 400 Block on Tuesday and read aloud a poem that described the horrors of heroin addiction and the suffering caused by drug abuse.
"I destroy homes, I tear families apart; I take your children, and that's just the start," Bailey Eschmann said. "I have many names; they change now and then. But I'm sure you've heard of me, I'm heroin."
The recital by Eschmann, a Wausau East High School senior, kicked off a news conference by the Marathon County Alcohol and Other Drug Partnership, the second in a series of ...