Welcome to Tyler’s Legacy
Welcome to tylerslegacy.org, a website dedicated to promoting awareness about the impact of substance abuse and addiction on families. In August 2005 my family suffered the tragedy of losing my older brother, Tyler, to a methamphetamine-induced suicide. I strive to find opportunities to share his story, determined to spread Tyler’s legacy and create conversations about the tremendous impact of substance abuse. Tyler was an outgoing and dedicated young man with a kind heart and welcoming spirit. His legacy is meant to motivate, educate, and promote positive life choices.
I’m on a mission to promote honest conversations about substance abuse and addiction in order to eliminate the negative stigmas and promote opportunities for people struggling with addiction to seek help. Please join the movement towards addiction recovery by sharing your personal story and becoming an advocate.
We want to hear from you! If you have a story to share about substance abuse and addiction please send it to email@example.com.
Thank you for your support.
Raeanna Johnson, Miss Wisconsin 2014
2.8 million new users of illicit drugs in 2012, approximately 7,898 new users per day. 52% were under 18. (NIDA)
In 2012, an estimated 23.1 million Americans (8.9%) needed treatment for a problem related to drugs or alcohol, but only about 2.5 million people (1%) received treatment at a specialty facility. (NIDA)