But it is difficult to diagnose because people have symptoms of other disorders, such as eating disorders and substance abuse, says Cathrine Jansson-Boyd.
Children's shows tend to shy away from adult topics. But Sesame Street has a long history of rebelling against that norm. This time, they're introducing the subject of parental addiction through a Muppet named Karli.
In May 2019, Sesame Street presented Karli, the green Muppet with yellow hair, to viewers through the Sesame Street in Communities website. Digital viewers already know Karli is in foster care. But now Karli reveals why — her mother is seeking help for her opioid addiction. Anyone can watch Karli grapple with her mother's addiction, and see her Muppet friends support her. ...more
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Tuesday’s Google Doodle honors addiction researcher Herbert Kleber
Google paid homage Tuesday to psychiatrist Dr. Herbert Kleber with a new Doodle for Kleber's pioneering work in addiction treatment.