The Mysterious Consequences of Repeatedly Overdosing on Opioids
Experts are concerned we'll see a rise in brain damage among people who survive multiple ODs in the age of fentanyl.
Your Drug Habit Is Destroying the Planet
The illegal drug trade comes with a significant environmental cost, but it doesn't have to.
Heroin Overdose Parties Are a Dehumanizing Myth
“Narcan parties” are just another part of the narrative that vilifies people who use the drugs our nation has chosen to criminalize.
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin
Making Peace with the Heroin Addict I Used to Be
Getting off heroin is one thing, facing the consequences and damage of the years you spent on drugs is another.
Drug Policy Experts Call for Legal Heroin Sales to Combat Overdose Crisis
A new report cites medication buyers clubs that emerged during the HIV/AIDS crisis as a model for its proposed heroin buyers clubs.
In El Chapo's Mexico, Fentanyl is the New Boom Drug
Despite the drug lord's take down, the narco-trade in Sinaloa is thriving as producers shift from heroin to deadly opioids.
The Taliban-Linked Man Accused of Trying to Funnel Heroin into NYC
This may be a case of US policy in the Middle East coming back to bite it, experts said.
The Deadly Worst Case Scenario for America's Xanax Obsession
Cracking down on the legal supply is not a solution. In fact, it could spell disaster.
Why Europe Has Dodged America's Fentanyl Crisis
Europe's most lucrative heroin markets seem ripe for a fentanyl takeover. But why the no-show?
I Was Injecting Heroin in the Bogs While Working at One of the UK's Biggest Papers
Joel Lewin worked at one of the world's most prestigious financial newspapers. But while he was writing about Tesco's shares he was also shoplifting there to feed a heroin addiction.
This Is How America Is Failing Its Young Opioid Generation
Jeremy was young and addicted. Over six years, he was let down over and over again by the very system that was meant to help him.
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.