Troylana is a Kamloops kindergarten teacher by profession and an advocate for families struggling with substance use disorders. Aaron Manson, Troylana’s son died on April 26, 2021 at his parents’ house after an accidental overdose. He was 26.Troylana says Aaron’s life could have been saved if there were a more supportive environment in society where he could open up about his addiction issues without guilt and shame. Troylana has shared he story so that others may find more knowledge and understanding to deal with this crisis.