The CDC director’s deeply personal reason for fighting opioids: His son nearly died of an overdose
CDC Director Robert Redfield Jr. says his adult son nearly died of an overdose of of cocaine mixed with fentanyl.
Dr. Ali Khan
to share personal family struggle with #opioidcrisis. Reminder that #drugabuse is a national problem. New #prevention strategies.
Public health officials don't tend to share intimate personal stories. The new CDC director has given only a handful of interviews, but he shared this close-to-home story about opioids with city + county health officials. w/
Withdrugs it’s frequently the direct personal family experience that impacts on policy. The CDC director’s deeply personal reason for fighting opioids: His son nearly died of an overdose