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CBS (Miami) — 2022: Krupp joins a retired firefighter and other advocates to do community outreach at an event in Pompano Beach, Florida. She discusses her brother's death with the news, alongside others who have lost a loved one to the epidemic.
eMissourian (Washington) — 2022: Krupp describes how her brother was introduced to prescription painkillers following a car crash, leading to a decades-long struggle with addiction. She now uses her nonprofit to make prevention and awareness cornerstones of his legacy.
Effingham Daily News — 2022: “How can we find a solution if we’re not talking about it?” Krupp said. Addicts “don’t feel like their loved. They are disappointed in themselves. I’ve never met anyone who has an addiction that is proud of what they’ve done. Never. They just don’t know how to get the help to stop.”
WGEL — 2022: Talking with a radio station in Greenville, Illinois, Jeannette discusses personal loss, the opioid epidemic, and her efforts to combat it through her nonprofit's annual event, Bike450. She also notes the epidemic's impact on family and talks about the need for legislation and action.
WAND TV — 2022:
During her journey across the Midwest, Krupp made a stop in Effingham, where she met with the police chief and other city leaders to discuss addiction and ways to address the problem more effectively.
Gasconade County Republican — 2022:
She’s making this third journey in honor of two family members who died from drug overdoses. Her goal is to use fitness to bring her message about addiction to students across America. (Reprinted in Union news)
Gasconade County Republican — 2022:
Overdoses increased 77 percent between 2015 and 2020, Krupp explains in this op-ed. Still, she writes, there is reason for hope. Krupp argues for empathy instead of stigma and more resources for prevention.
WTHI-TV 10 — 2022:
"I want people to know that others are struggling. Other families feel the pain and heartache, and there's someone out here that's rooting for everyone," Krupp told WTHI-TV 10 out of Terre Haute, Indiana.
WTWO/WAWV (ABC 2) — 2022:
“That’s my goal, to stop the stigma,” Krupp explained to residents who came to hear her speak at the Recovery Cafe in Terre Haute. “The stigma that’s on addiction and those that are using substances just needs to stop.”
KLPW — 2022:
Jeannette discusses the rising rate of overdoses amid the pandemic, ways to increase availability of live-saving Narcan, and how her nonprofit will be honoring the lives we've lost too soon.
Denton Record-Chronicle — 2022:
"[E]veryone has a story," Jeannette said. "If you aren’t being affected by it, someone who you know is. Generations are being wiped away. … I always said if I could just impact one person, I know that it’s worth it."
WLWT5 (NBC) — 2019: "It is heartbreaking. ... As a teacher, I know the 8th graders this year, by the time they graduate high school, they will be able to look at each other and half of them can say that one of their parents aren't there because of an overdose."
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — 2019: Local area native will bicycle over 400 miles to bring awareness to opioid epidemic. She will bike through Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois before ending her journey in Sullivan, Missouri, at Sunny Jim Bottomley Park.
WLWT5 (NBC) — 2018: "I kept saying, 'Why isn't anyone doing anything about this? I see people dying every weekend, why isn't anyone doing something?' And then I realized, sometimes you have to be the one to do it," said Krupp.
Washington Missourian — 2018: Through her organization Stay Strong LLC, her goal is to use her talents in fitness, dance and acrobatics to bring her “Raw Truth” message about addiction to students in schools across our local area and across America.
Gasconade County Republican — 2018: Having personally experienced the effects of heroin in her own family, Krupp has developed a passion for bringing awareness of addiction on individual users, families, and children.