HEROIN

press conference

6 Falsehoods Trump Recycled to Sell His Border Wall on Primetime TV

“This is a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul,” the president said during his short speech on Tuesday.
Rex Santus
1.9.19
united states of addiction

The Men Who Catch Your Lobsters Are Self-Medicating with Heroin

The physical demands of the job and a lack of resources combine to create one deeply wrong situation.
Lydia Randall
12.26.18
Drugs

US Teens are Vaping More Than Ever, but Using Other Drugs Way Less

Of high school seniors, 37.3 percent reported that they had vaped in the last year — a near 10 percent jump from last year’s survey by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Rex Santus
12.18.18
Drugs

Russia Is Punishing People for Helping Drug Users

Moscow's only harm reduction NGO has been given a potentially devastating fine for doing the work it's meant to do.
Niko Vorobjov
12.11.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Life After Heroin Is Beautiful and Boring

One of the hardest lessons around being sober is learning to appreciate the ordinary, the mundane, the normal.
Hannah Brooks
11.14.18
DOPESICK NATION

I Use My Own Rehab Stories to Help People Get Treatment for Opioid Addiction

It's a struggle to balance your own sobriety with a high-stress, triggering job in the opioid treatment industry.
Sarah Bellman
11.11.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Getting Sober Means Learning to Feel Bad

Heroine is an escape, a relief, a safe space. Giving it up means facing all the fear, rage, and terror you’ve been running from.
Hannah Brooks
10.12.18
News of Zealand

New Zealanders Might Actually Know What's In Their Drugs This Summer

The government takes steps to allow drug testing at music festivals.
Zoe Madden-Smith
9.30.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Who Am I Without Drugs? Imagining Life After Rehab

“My identity had become so entwined with heroin that I had normalised it. It was only occasionally, in a moment of clarity, that I realised just how abnormal being a heroin addict was.”
Hannah Brooks
9.24.18
Drugs

The Doctor Treating Heroin Addiction With Heroin

Dr. Christian Plattner wants to encourage more medical specialists to use diamorphine to treat severe addictions.
Lidia Polito
9.18.18
Drugs

A Massive Underground Drug Tunnel to Mexico Was Found Underneath an Abandoned KFC

Feds stumbled upon the underground passageway after cops busted the building's owner with meth, coke, heroin, and fentanyl.
Drew Schwartz
8.24.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

An Unladylike Article About Addiction

Substance abuse is at odds with what's expected of women. But here I am, a woman in rehab, facing how addiction challenges everything that's ever been expected of me.
Hannah Brooks
8.17.18
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