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.
How do we best deal with the countless numbers of people, young and old, who are getting hooked on pills? Intervening early, for starters.
When we have massive amounts of fentanyl and meth that are only narrowly stopped from crossing our border, it’s time for both parties to seek a solution.
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.
Too many members of Congress fail to see strong border controls as a way to stop the opioid overdose epidemic.
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.
Very few lawsuits against opioid makers were brought by victims or their families. Instead, they are being filed by cities, state’s attorneys general, and even Native American tribal councils.
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.
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