Grieving Out Loud with Angela Kennecke

Coping with a Xanax overdose death

Janet Ropp’s 19-year-old son, James, died October 13, 2018, from a Xanax overdose. James had struggled with addiction throughout his teenage years. He had been diagnosed with ADHD at a young age and his mother believes he was self-medicating with illicit drugs. Janet is marking the third anniversary of James’ death by sharing what she has learned about grief and how to cope.  She took classes through the Grief Recovery Method and found comfort in the book Where Did You Go, by Christina Rasmussen.

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