High school students, experts discuss opioid crisis on Facebook

(WMUR, March 30) Local high school students and addiction experts linked up recently for a public discussion about the dangers of opioids held on Facebook live.

The event, which was hosted on WMUR’s Facebook page, was a follow up to the NH Youth Summit on Opioid Awareness attended by thousands of students in March.

“We need to hear from the kids,” DEA Assistant Special Agent in Charge Jon Delena told WMUR. “We need to hear from their – in their – voice what they think will work.”

The teens’ message to adults: don’t hold back. They want to know the real consequences and stories about opioid addiction. Read more.