Actress Lauren Holly grew up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in the midst of the opioid epidemic and is now using her talent to shed light on the important issue. In season three of Designated Survivor, coming to Netflix June 7, Holly acts as a privileged, political figure who falls to opioid addiction.
The role took significant preparation, as Holly had to educate herself on substance misuse to play the part. Holly has translated this knowledge to her personal life, teaching her kids of ways to prevent addiction.
Join Battling Opioids as they talk more with Holly about her fight against the epidemic in a podcast bringing attention to issues regarding systematic policies and substance misuse.