Barbara Gillmeister shares the inspiring story of how she and husband David turned the grief of losing their son (Steven “Gilly” Gillmeister) into a living legacy honoring his life.
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Filmed on location at Gilly's House in Wrentham Massacussetts. Interviews, Discussions and a Full Tour.
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Barbara knows what it's like to worry about a child with an opioid addiction.
Below is an amazing article written by Grace Allen that was on the front page of the Norfolk/Wrentham Times explaining all about GH Supper with our Siblings Support Group.
Barbara and David Gillmeister on Boston 25 News Talking about Steven and Gilly's House
Below is an excerpt from the new book - HIGH: Everything You Want to Know About Drugs, Alcohol, and Addiction by David and Nic Sheff, a father and son team who are experts on substance use because they’ve lived through it. The book is intended for kids. In David’s and Nic’s own words: The book isn’t full of cut and dried answers, because there are none. This book isn’t going to tell you what to do, because no one else is in your shoes. This book isn’t going to tell you to “just say no.” This book wants you to “just say know.”
As the Heroin and Prescription epidemic rages on and families continue to lose their loved ones, including my family who experienced losing my beautiful niece Jeannine in on July 28, 2018, we need HOPE and we need healing. I started LTC (a support group for those who have a loved one struggling with substance abuse disorder) back in the spring of 2004 by accident. My husband and I needed help, our family was lost trying to save my son from a monster that no one really knew - Oxycontin.
Come see this amazing light display and celebrate the holiday season with the Sachs Family beginning 11/22/18 Thanksgiving Night through 1/1/19 New Years Day. Hours are Sundays through Thursdays 6-10pm and Fridays and Saturdays 6-11pm. Have your photo taken with Santa right in front of the lights on Saturday, 12/22 from 6-8pm.
Donations from this event will be given to Gilly’s House.