From Heroin To Hope

I am Mann Spitler. My wife, Phyllis, and I lost our 20-year-old daughter, Manda, when she injected herself with a lethal dose of heroin on March 30, 2002.

Since December of 2002, I have told Manda's Story to every public and private group that has invited me. The purpose of verbally detailing her addiction and subsequent death is to prevent drug abuse and addiction. As much as I would like to personally protect every young person from addiction to drugs, I can't. But, Manda's Story can help them protect themselves. It also stimulates parents to take the specific actions needed to protect their children.

Manda's Story has the power to change life-threatening behavior and I remain committed to telling it. Please contact me to arrange for this compelling presentation. It may save a life.

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Manda Spitler

Manda Spitler

“…  You made me realize doing drugs doesn't only hurt yourself, but the people who love you Your speech will always stay with me for the rest of my life! I know that it's important to remember a few hours of what they think of as harmless fun can lead to years of addiction or death, causing loved ones pain". A.M.