Sixty seconds on . . . Sesame Street and opioidsBMJ 2019; 367 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5987 (Published 11 October 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l5987
- Gareth Iacobucci
- The BMJ
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The letter “O” for opioid and the number 5.7 million. Shockingly, that’s the estimated number of US children under the age of 11 who live in households with a parent with a substance use disorder.
But where do Muppets come in?
America’s opioid crisis has inspired the iconic US kids’ TV show Sesame Street to introduce a new character whose mother is battling addiction. …