Behind the Story: RX Dangers | KCET
Behind the Story: RX Dangers
According to the White House, prescription drug abuse is the fastest-growing drug problem in the nation. As we revealed in "Rx Dangers," the problem hits close to home for some Southern California families.
Here, correspondent Michael Okwu discusses the challenge of navigating such a sensitive topic with the families who experienced it firsthand. He also relates an incredible story that didn't fit the segment — from a young man who is still struggling to come to terms with the consequences of his own drug abuse.
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