What We Can Learn From Sled Dogs, Keeping Substance Abuse Out Of Kids’ Lives

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Blair Braverman's dog team runs in the snow near a mountain
Blair Braverman’s dog sled team runs in the snow. Photo courtesy of Braver Mountain Mushing

A Wisconsin sled-dog racer tells us what she’s learned from the sport — and from her animal companion-racers. And a teacher, writer and mother educates us on how to divert young adults from a path that leads to drug addiction.

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  • How To Prevent Substance Abuse In Kids

    Our guest shares personal wisdom and researched information to help other parents help their children to avoid becoming addicted to drugs.

Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Blair Braverman Guest
  • Jessica Lahey Guest

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