Peterson’s daughter said doctors in the West didn't have "the guts" to medically detox her father. But experts say that’s a misleading narrative.
Cracking down on the legal supply is not a solution. In fact, it could spell disaster.
"My family had no idea: I drink a lot of Diet Coke and they just thought I was hyper or, when I was coming down, they thought I was just having a depressive moment."
In Dublin, drug services are rejecting people who are taking a cocktail of different drugs – which nowadays most are.