Drug abuse: we can do something about it

School student

When asked what can be done about the epidemic of drug abuse, some people respond that it doesn’t affect them specifically so they don’t really need to be concerned. Others say that the problem is too big, so what’s the point in even trying to help? Yes, there are many unselfish citizens and first responders in our communities who dedicate their time to tackling this issue, with some good results. But what if we feel somewhat removed from the issue and aren’t sure how we can be of service?

These parents found out how they could be of service when they received a call from the boarding school their son was attending, informing them that he’d overdosed on drugs and was now unconscious. It was life-transforming for everyone concerned. Read Sandy Sandberg’s article on the Christian Science Sentinel