My beautiful 18-year-old daughter Mikhaila died on MAY 5, 2012 from a prescription drug overdose.  My world is forever changed…

Join me on a journey of discovery and healing by gaining a better understanding of the conditions that resulted in her addiction to prescription drugs, and exploring what can be done to prevent another young life from being lost in such a senseless way.

Celebrate / Grieve / Mourn

Daughter, sister, friend… personal stories from friends and family, pictures, videos, comments, posts, links and more.  Learn about her loving nature, her giving spirit and compassion for others.

Educate / Inform / Discuss

A resource of information on addiction, mental health, coping skills, illegal and legal drug use, drug prevention, intervention, recovery, reference to other sources, support, encouragement or on any other topic that helps those that struggle with addiction and other forms of mental illness and conditions, including family and friends.

Lobby / Petition / Reform

Explore, identify and petition for reform current policies, laws, regulations, or any other established legislation contributing to the growing epidemic of drug addiction and other mental health issues.

It is my mission to help those that want it,

offer knowledge to those that seek it,

and instill hope to those that lack it.

PLEASE feel free to post, comment, reply, or share about anything on this blog.



This site is not intended to provide and does not constitute medical, legal, or other professional advice. The content on Chasing Mikhaila is designed to support, not replace, medical or psychiatric treatment. If you believe you may have a condition, please seek qualified professional care.

2 thoughts on “Home

  1. My sympathies for the loss of your beautiful daughter. I know how difficult this past year must have been for your family, and commend you for speaking out and providing information. Thank you.

    • Thank you so much. It HAS been difficult on so many levels. I feel comfort in spreading the word and helping others with their issues. I keep her alive in this way. thank you.

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