From Heroin to Heroine: How One Good Man Made All the Difference

She believed she was worthless, and he said, “You don’t have to believe in you. You just need to believe that I do.” And she did.

Three Persistent Myths about Heroin use and Overdose Deaths

Myths matter. Only by a clear understanding of the life course of heroin dependence, and the ways in which the drug kills, can we make evidence-based interventions to help people.

Graphic Tales of Larceny

Matthew Parker’s graphic novel illustrates his personal journey from heroin addiction and petty crime to the Columbia MFA program.

To the Father I Never Knew on Father’s Day

Erik Proulx never hated his father, “a wonderful person with a terrible sickness”: heroin addiction.