HIGH STAKES | Desperate parents of drug-addicted teens turning to Ottawa group for help

CBC News Ottawa reports on the creation of We the Parents and interest shown by other municipalities. Thank you Julie Ireton for working to make sure we are represented accurately in the media.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/high-stakes-parent-group-opiods-ottawa-1.4124806

 

Kanata parents with drug-addicted children go to meeting hoping for answers

Some parents say their struggle right now is keeping children alive, and that treatment will have to wait

www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/opioids-fentanyl-kanata-teenagers-percocet-1.3996872

Father pens emotional open letter about his daughter’s drug addiction

Drug problem is an old one but ‘never before right now have the drugs been indiscriminately taking our children’s lives’, says Sean O’Leary

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/father-letter-daughter-drug-addiction-sean-o-leary-kanata-ottowa-canada-facebook-14-year-old-girl-a7591911.html

‘Keep our kids from dying’: Ottawa dad pens letter warning of overdoses

‘We can’t fix the whole drug problem, but we’ve got to find a way as a community to keep our kids from dying.’

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/kanata-dad-warning-parents-teenager-drug-overdoses-1.3990547