A Missouri mother’s heartbreaking Facebook put up exhibiting how briskly her son has modified due to his drug habit has gone viral.
Jennifer Salfen-Tracy shared two images of her eldest son Cody Bishop, which she stated had been taken simply seven months aside.
The first reveals him wanting wholesome however the second picture is a stark distinction, Bishop is sort of unrecognizable, his face extra gaunt and his physique wanting a lot thinner.
“These pictures were taken 7 months apart,” Salfen-Tracy wrote in her put up on Wednesday. The put up has since been shared greater than 40,000 instances.
“The face of heroin and meth…… is actuality for thus many individuals and households on this world at the moment,’ she wrote.
Salfen-Tracy, from Wentzville, Missouri, stated she determined to share her story as a result of many individuals had been asking how issues had been going along with her son.
Bishop was an athlete who graduated from Wentzville Holt High School in 2011, in keeping with KSDK. According to his Facebook web page, he began a job at All Inclusive Concrete Systems in March.
But Salfen-Tracy revealed that he’s now homeless in Las Vegas and she or he hasn’t heard from him in weeks. She added that Bishop is a father himself and it is obscure how somebody who has youngsters “who love and wish them stay the life they do.”
She wrote: “Cody remains to be homeless in Las Vegas and I’ve not heard from him in weeks now. Hearing how unhealthy he’s doing is difficult however not listening to in any respect is worse. The unknown is what makes an individual stay awake at night time.
“It is hard to understand how someone who has families and children who love and need them live the life they do. I have turned it over to God and pray that he decides he is tired of living like this and wants to come home to get help. Through social media I have came along so many great people that have crossed his path over time through his past rehab,” she stated.
“They have a great support team with each other that is amazing and I appreciate those who have reached out trying to help. I just want to say thank you to those who have talked to him and thank you for all the prayers.”
She completed her put up with a plea for her son to name her, writing: “Cody if you see this please call us… we love you!”