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Than ever in the icu fighting for their lives.

Its time to come together.

We do what it takes.

We through away all the silliness of this political season."

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#### the pandemic..has been hard on all of us..but for those struggling with substance abuse or addiction, its been a more difficult time..

It's why one organization in georgetown..is making sure those struggling -- know help is available.

Abc 36's bobbie mcswine explains how raising awareness...can help change lives.

### ######### nikki strunck:"as a mom who struggled with a son with addiction, my only son, there were a lot of times i felt hopeless and hopeless as a mom."

Nikki strunck is no stranger to the pain caused by drug addiction.

Her son...brenden...died from an overdose in 2016....and the guilt she felt only got worse.

9-1-1 call she's now strong enough to play the 9-1-1 call she made on the day her son died...in hopes it'll help people on the path to recovery.

And...eventually...s he started her own journey.

"for alot of years, my thought was i was't the one with the problem, so i didn't need to get help."

Now...she tells family and friends to remember to care for themselves as well.

Singing folks in georgetown gathered saturday in support of strunck..and others struggling with drug addiction.

The group "breaking the cycle"..bringing people together with a goal of helping people recover...and letting thme know they're not alone.

"the message is hope."

Brian prather: "a lot of us know how we got here.

We have similar stories, but different backgrounds."

Brian prather is a recovering heroin addict.

He says he's been clean for more than a year now.

"i'd experience enough pain."

And now--he's working with breaking the cycle has helped him...by knowing he's helping others.

Brian prather:"we focus on recovery and it shows people recovery is possible.

When we do it out loud, we do it in public, we show others that it's possible."

In georgetown...bobbi mcswine...abc 36 news.

"breaking the cycle" also focuses on breaking the stigma surrounding addiction...and mental health problems. for more about the organization..or ways to get help..

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