Sesame Street Tackles Addiction With Muppet Karli and Her Mom

E! Online | 10/10/2019 | Staff
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"In the United States, there are 5.7 million children under age 11, or one in eight children, living in households with a parent who has a substance abuse disorder," Sesame Workshop said in a statement. "One in three of these children will enter foster care due to parental addiction, a number that has grown by more than 50% in the past decade."

"Addiction is often seen as a 'grown-up' issue, but it impacts children in ways that aren't always visible. Having a parent battling addiction can be one of the most isolating and stressful situations young children and their families face," added Sherrie Westin, President of Social Impact and Philanthropy, Sesame Workshop. "Sesame Street has always been a source of...
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