Opiate overdose

Heidi Holtan and Scott Hall spoke with Deb Noethe about an upcoming training at the Blandin Foundation.  Debbie is the president of  the Garrett Bethke Foundation.  An organization whos mission is to make an impact and a difference in our community, led by people with a desire to help other families struggling with addiction.

West Central Tribune

Rep. Dave Baker is Republican representative from Willmar.  But more than that, he's a father whose family lost their son to an opioid overdose.  The stories of loss to this epidemic are startling in their similarities.  It usually goes like this:  there's a health issue (accident, injury, chronic pain)  where pain medication like oxycodone, fentanyl, hydrocodone and others are prescribed.  These medications are highly addictive, and as Rep.