Corporations acted as cartels and filled our country with opioids. Connecting that to the epidemic of overdose deaths is not fake news.
How negligent media have helped inflate a deadly moral panic over prescription opioids and ignored the real sources of addiction, while hurting people who live with devastating chronic pain.
Beth Macy’s book ‘Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America’ is a warning to everyone in America who thinks that the opiate epidemic won’t arrive at their doorstep.
Like so many others, this hard-working family man got hooked on opioids. Just before his addiction killed him, he broke free. Here’s how.
They respond to Trump like a junkie would: not by rationally accepting the situation, but by ripping out all the copper wiring and setting the house on fire.
On the Federalist Radio Hour, Investigative Reporter Sara Carter discusses how the trafficking of narcotics has become a national security threat.
Although smartphones have largely mollified students’ destructive energy, they have also smothered their creative energy and shaved off their humanity.
When telling the stories that lead to real and comprehensive change in the fight against addiction, the culture and the media need to do better.
Alcoholics came home and beat up their wives and kids in a blind rage, they went on week-long benders, and that wasn’t me.
These kinds of prevention campaigns are important for targeting potential addicts, but don’t do as much for the people already languishing in the midst of their problems.
WalletHub just released a report on the states with the biggest drug problems in 2018 to highlight the states that are winning and losing the war on drugs.
‘How do you explain to your 10-year-old son that daddy is sick, and that he’s sick right here?’ a veteran asked as he pointed to his heart.
How long and to what degree must Americans backstop people suffering the entirely predictable result of their own self-destructive behavior?
After Vancouver implemented North America’s biggest needle-sharing program, its HIV and hepatitis rates exploded. So why are states following suit?
Harm-reduction and law enforcement are a losing battle because our society’s saturation with opioids inadvertently unmasked a dormant, lingering pain: the breakup of American families.
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