How the Opioid Crisis Is Affecting Students and How Educators Can Help
January 30, 2019 02:19 pm
The opioid crisis is shaking the nation and greatly impacting young people. In just one year, 42,000 people died of drug overdoses involving opioids. That same year, 2016, 38,000 individuals died in car crashes or car-related injuries.
There’s no question that this epidemic is affecting families, communities, and schools across the country. How can educators help support students impacted by the crisis?