International overdose awareness day

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SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Today is International Overdose Awareness Day.

It’s a global event focused on raising awareness of overdoses, reducing the stigma of drug-related deaths, and acknowledging the grief felt by families and friends.

Your Crisis Coach Scott Silverman joins KUSI to tell us more.

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Wisdom teeth removal is contributing to the opioid crisis, experts warn

Watch the CBS report here!

Every year, about 5 million Americans, most of whom are adolescents and young adults, have their wisdom teeth removed. Many of them are prescribed opioids for the pain during recovery.

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