Short fiction by empath Brian Crandall
Todd Davis writes of rural drug use, familial strife, and how teen boys support each other.
Students who play sports with higher injury rates and are motivated to hide pain are those most at risk.
An Interview with author, Lucas Mann
Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid narcotic about 100 times as potent as morphine, continues to be in the news.
The rock legend taught me some things about coping with my disease.
Aaron Goodman shows his documentation of the lives of heroin users.
We all grieve in our own way. John Morello chose haunting prose to heal himself and others in the wake of his brother’s death.
Tim Lineweaver has been there and works on the frontlines. The heroin epidemic isn’t going away and it’s in your homes and your backyards.
What causes addiction? Easy, right? Drugs cause addiction. But maybe it is not that simple.
Fly me back to Neverland.
Small-town America isn’t what it used to be.
Formerly demonized and later legislated as a Schedule 1 substance, marijuana could diminish the damage wrought by harder drugs, like heroin.
The search for social solutions to social problems
“He held my face to his and told me: ‘I have a history of heroin use, but I’m clean, and I’ve been tested. Are you sure you want to do this?'”
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.