"This Stuff is out in the open. Kids find it in your medicine cabinet your travel bg, ect . . . They crush it up, snort it and/or smoke it.
When i found out about this problem, I decided that KUSI NEWS would lead an effort to create a public awareness campaign about this deadly epidemic that is growing in out community."
. . . Mike McKinnon
President & General Manager, KUSI NEWS
This is a video with information about OXYCONTIN addiction and some things that you should be looking out for. The worst thing parents of pre-teen or younger children can do is assume that their child is not going to be exposed to drugs.
Consider this: half of all children will try drugs before they get out of high school. Half! Can you say with complete certainty that your child will be among the 50% who do not try drugs at least once?
Runtime: 4min 14sec
OXY: What your Kids Aren't Telling You!
Oxycontin is a powerful prescription pain medication that you may have in your medicine cabinet.
Kids are getting their hands on this drug and it is starting them on the road to deadlier drugs like heroin. Some children are experimenting with "Oxy" as young as 12 years of age; the addiction takes control of them quickly and follows them into adulthood. Many never shake it. Others die trying.
This video shares storys of addiction some lost their battle others have beat their addiction to go on to help others. You will hear storys first hand from former addicts and from parents who have lost a loved one to addiction.
Runtime: 1hr 59min 27sec
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