Col. Paul Aguirre shares the moment the opioid crisis struck his family
In November of 2019, the Aguirre family received the call no one wants. The 20-year-old family member they loved so much had died, in his dorm room, at ASU. Colonel Paul Aguirre shares the story of how the life of his young nephew was taken too soon. Colonel Aguirre is with the Arizona National Guard and has proudly served in the U.S. Military for more than 33 years.
Did you know that one in 30 youth ages 12 through 17 has misused over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine for its dextromethorphan (DXM) ingredient — and one in five young adults has misused a prescription drug?
Help raise awareness of the dangers of over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine and prescription (Rx) drug misuse during National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month (NMAAM) throughout October.
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