20 Seconds of Courage
Special | 29m 1s
In 2016, Ohio farmer Roger Winemiller lost two of his three children to heroin overdoses. His one surviving child, a twenty-year user, was in recovery. Faced with overwhelmed and underfunded rural support services, Roger and others in his town began reaching out to addicts and their families.
Aired: 06/15/18Video has closed captioning.
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What happens to the body during an opiate overdose and how Narcan can be a lifesaver.
An addict for over 20 years, Roger T. Winemiller is now over a year into recovery.
“There’s nothing easy about it.”
Dr. Catherine LaRuffa discusses the heartbreak of babies being born addicted to opiates.