In a few weeks, a powerful new opioid painkiller called Zohydro is expected to hit the market. Zohydro's easily crushed capsules will contain up to 50 milligrams of pure hydrocodone, 10 times more hydrocodone than a regular Vicodin. One capsule will pack enough to kill a child.
Of course, giving a donation is critically important and when we can we should. However, it's not the only way to give. #GivingTuesday is also a vibrant mosaic for interesting ways to donate ideas and compassion. Here are three examples:
As I've seen how music has changed my life and that of others, I'm energized and want to do more. I believe music can build self-esteem and deal with problems relating to anxiety and depression - which often underlie substance abuse.