Prescription drug use among American teenagers is a growing epidemic, but even more shocking is skyrocketing heroin use. 24-year-old Andrea struggled with heroin addiction for 4 years before finally getting sober.
We have just been made aware of a great step toward building awareness about he “silent epidemic” of prescription drug addiction and overdose. This progress comes in the form of a film, called Overtaken. Overtaken was made by Jodi Barber right here in Laguna Niguel, Orange County. After her son died of an overdose to a combination […]
We visited hundreds of schools with the Overtaken School Presentation. Is it not time that we come to your school as well? Contact me for more details! After my son passed away, I received an email from his high school health teacher asking to come to his class and share Jarrods story. I brought along […]
Abuse Deterrent Opioids Might Have Saved my son’s life. As a parent who lost a child, I spend a lot of time thinking about “what ifs.” My son Jarrod died in 2010 of a prescription painkiller overdose. Now,5 in a half years later, I wonder if some of the policies and technology that we now […]