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Should Parents Call the Police on Their Opioid-Addicted Kids?

Article from US News by Ruben Castaneda

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In his article Reuben Castaneda says, "As the opioid epidemic rages across the country, some desperate parents of addicts are taking the extreme step of turning their own adult or teenage child in to the police to prevent him or her from overdosing, perhaps fatally."

This article discusses how some parents are getting their own children arrested as a means to protect them from opioid overdose. 

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