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  Lee Beers, MD, Discusses How Hoffman Overdose May Raise Questions About Drugs
February 12, 2014

Children's National Health System's Lee Beers, MD, discusses how Philip Seymour Hoffman's overdose may raise questions about drugs and when parents should start talking to kids about substance abuse.

Beers said, "Even the younger kids will notice and ask questions,” she said. “If questions do come up, don’t be afraid… It’s much better to have small, frequent conversations along the way so when you get into more complex conversations, you’ve laid the groundwork."