Children are dying after taking prescription opioids, stolen from household medicine cabinets.  Our guest, Becky Savage, has gone through the unimaginable heartbreak of losing two sons in one night from a combination of opioids and alcohol. Now, Becky is using her heartbreak to educate other families about this danger. If you have teenagers or college-aged kids, you won’t want to miss this show. 

Today we talk about…

  • The story of Nick and Jack, two good kids who made a horrible decision.
  • The danger of thinking it could never happen to you.
  • The 525 Foundation and its work to educate kids and their parents.
  • How to talk to your children about the dangers of opioids so they listen.
  • The importance of giving your kids an exit plan when things get uncomfortable.
  • Educating kids about “lifeline” laws, so they won’t be afraid to call for help.
  • Why safely cleaning out your medicine cabinets is so important.
  • The safe way to dispose of old prescription drugs.
  • What we can do to help stop the opioid crisis.

This is episode is heartbreaking, but so important, so press play and let’s hit the road.

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