The  catastrophic effects of a drug overdose extend far beyond the addict themselves. According to a recent survey, almost 321,000 children have lost a parent to a drug overdose. This is a startling statistic. This devastating truth emphasises how urgently awareness, assistance, and action are needed to address the opioid epidemic's knock-on effects. In this piece, we examine the serious effects that drug overdoses by parents have on their kids, look at the causes, and talk about important therapies that help lessen the trauma.