' Sesame Street ' is taking a new step to try to help kids navigate life in America -- it's tackling the opioid crisis.
Mark Kennedy, The Associated PressPublished Wednesday, October 9, 2019 9:38PM EDTNEW YORK -- "Sesame Street" is taking a new step to try to help kids navigate life in America -- it's tackling the opioid crisis.Sesame Workshop is exploring the backstory of Karli, a bright green, yellow-haired friend of Elmo's whose mother is battling addiction. The initiative is part of the Sesame Street in Communities resources available online.
Karli had already been introduced as a puppet in foster care earlier this year, but viewers now will understand why her mother had to go away for a while.Children's therapist Jerry Moe, the national director of the Hazelden Betty Ford Children's Program, helped craft the segments and resources, saying he was grateful to help since there's been a small number of resources for the preschool age-group.Read more: CTV News »
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