Empowering Kids to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Young children are well aware of drug use in their homes and communities and there is little research about how the Opioid epidemic has affected children. Family members, including children, will go FAR to help struggling loved ones. Unfortunately, the fact that overdose reversal is being taught to kids isn't without controversy. Kids can help save lives too, and this is much better than them having to face the traumatic grief associated with the overdose death of a loved one. It's time to empower kids.

Click here to read more about how children are being trained to help. https://www-nytimes-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.nytimes.com/2020/02/23/us/opioids-tennessee-narcan-training.amp.html

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READ: U.S. News and World Report| “Taking the Opioid Crisis Personally” https://www.usnews.com/news/healthiest-communities/articles/2018-05-11/counselor-and-consultant-jamelia-hand-taking-the-opioid-crisis-personally


WATCH: H30 Art of Life Show (CAN Cable Access Network/Chicago)/ Reframing Opioid Addiction



LISTEN: Medically Assisted Therapy for Addiction with Jamelia Hand | The Broken Brain 

LEARN: "Establishing a Buprenorphine Practice” https://www.mymeded.com/illinois-state-medical-society/content/establishing-buprenorphine-practice-what-you-need-know  


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