Topic: Drug Prevention
Bonneville’s NBC affiliate KSL-TV Salt Lake City, UT devoted a full day of coverage to the opioid abuse epidemic on October 20. In addition, KSL hosted a town hall to address the prescription drug crisis on September 16. The hour-long forum aired live during prime time and streamed on Facebook. Educators, parents, medical professionals and law enforcement officials urged parents to look for physical symptoms that can indicate drug use or other warning signs, including unusual changes in a teenager’s attitude, behavior or performance in school. KSL hosted the timely event during a week that o two local 13-year-olds died of drug-related overdoses.
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