opioid addiction

A pharmacist holds prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma L.D. at a local pharmacy.

Why the opioid crisis is an American problem


America leads the world in drug overdose deaths and opioid consumption. And it has a lot to do with the ways prescription painkillers are advertised and regulated in the US compared to other countries.

Tablets of Hydrocodone at a pharmacy in Portsmouth, Ohio

Smiley: Why is it we can only respond to a drug crisis when it is affecting the white and the wealthy?


The number of daily opioid overdoses in South Florida is overwhelming police