Melissa Etheridge opens her 21-hour opioid addiction amid son Beckett’s death: ‘She is no longer in pain’
- The singer announced in May that her son had died a fatal death
- He said that his family is ‘very close’ amid the sad times.
- He has started a foundation to combat the opioid epidemic.
Melissa Etheridge opened up about the death of her son Beckett four months earlier with 21 people who were in the midst of opioid addiction, and their efforts to extinguish the epidemic.
The 59-year-old Merry Window singer, who appeared on Today with Hoda & Jenna on Thursday, said “Finally, there is a small amount of peace knowing that she is no longer in pain.”
The Leavenworth, Kansas native said that her family is very close, and the strength we get from the love of the rest.
Latest: Melissa Etheridge, 59, appearing on Today with Hoda & Jenna on Thursday, opened up about her son’s fatal overdose at the age of 21. He said that ‘Finally, there is a small amount of peace, knowing that he is no longer in pain’.
The Grammy winner said, “Of course we miss her.” ‘My wife and my three other children, we come together, and we know that she is here in spirit, so we do what we love, and we love each other and come together. You do it once a day. ‘
A month after his son’s death, Etheridge started his Etheridge Foundation with the aim of reducing opioid addiction.
“I’m not the only one in this country of families who have lost loved ones to opioid addiction,” the singer-songwriter said on the show. ‘Unfortunately many of us are like that. This is an epidemic. We lose over 150,000 people every year to drug addiction. One thing that helped me recover was starting the Atheridge Foundation. ‘
I am only a singer, the mother of 23-year-old Bailey, and twins Johnny Rose and Miller Steven, 13, said it was expected to be their first benefit on October 11, with the aim being to research options on exit is. This track of pharmaceuticals for pain. ‘
Sad: Etheridge told people in a statement on May 13 that Beckett had reduced the amount of fat on opioids
Making a Difference: A month after his son’s death, Etheridge started his Etheridge Foundation aimed at ending opioid addiction
He said, ‘This is research to understand pain, to understand addiction, and there are many options, there are many people who are trying things that simply understand mind and body and addiction.
‘We really want to get to the forefront of things that can help with opioid addiction.’
Atheridge told people in a statement on May 13 that Beckett put fat on opioids.
He said, “My son Beckett, who was just 21 years old, struggled to overcome his addiction and finally succumbed today.” ‘He will be missed by those who loved him, his family and friends.’
Opening: Grammy-winning music artist opened up about family tragedy at Hoda & Jenna
Atheridge is the mother of 23-year-old Bailey and twins Johnny Rose and Miller Steven
Her foundation is laid on 11 October to get her first benefit, which was aimed at researching alternatives to get out of this track of pharmaceuticals for pain.