Three Persistent Myths about Heroin use and Overdose Deaths

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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

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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

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