Research from the NIH found that opioid use is prevalent among high school athletes at similar rates to professional athletes. As we approach the start of fall sports, Athletico Physical Therapy and SAFE Project partner to deliver an impactful webinar outlining what every parent needs to know when it comes to high school athletes and addiction.
Athletico Physical Therapy, a leader in physical and occupational therapy, and SAFE Project, a national nonprofit dedicated to ending the addiction epidemic, have partnered to bring awareness to the nation’s opioid addiction epidemic. This partnership aims to educate individuals on the risks associated with opioid medications and provide practical solutions to communities, campuses, workplaces and active-duty service members, veterans, and their families on safer ways to manage pain.
SAFE Project was founded in November 2017 by Admiral James and Mary Winnefeld, following the loss of their 19-year old son Jonathan to an accidental opioid overdose. The Winnefelds immediately channeled their grief into action, hoping to save more families from the pain of loss. Whether it was seeking treatment, getting answers, or understanding the nature of the disease – they knew there needed to be a different solution to help other families facing the same journey with substance use disorder.
Join us on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 7pm-8pm CST/8pm-9pm EST to hear Admiral James “Sandy” Winnefeld present on their son Jonathan’s story, what they missed, and that they are doing about it now on.
To register visit https://bit.ly/AthletesAndAddictio
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