Heroin Overdose Parties Are a Dehumanising Myth
“Narcan parties” are just another part of the narrative that vilifies people who use the drugs our nation has chosen to criminalize.
The World's Other Opioid Crisis
How the war on drugs forces sick, poor people to die in unnecessary agony.
Unites States of Addiction
What It's Like to Detox in Jail
The small communal toilet was in the corner of the pod, enclosed by a short stall that did nothing to keep the smell of diarrhoea, vomit and blood from overtaking the unit.
What It’s Like to Take Opioids for Pain
"First physical pain recedes, and then emotional pain. I was depressed, and now I am not."
Watch Our Trailer for 'DOPESICK: Fentanyl's Deadly Grip'
An immersive and personal feature film about the fentanyl crisis in Canada told from the perspective of a social network of drug users.
Can Locking Up Pill-Pushing Doctors Put an End to Prescription Drug Abuse?
Last week, Dr. Lisa Tseng was found guilty of second-degree murder for writing prescriptions that led to patient overdoses. But it's not clear that punishing doctors will help addicts in need.