My Husband Was a Veteran Living in Shame. He Died From an Opioid Addiction.
Co-published with Vox. If the administration wants to help vets, they should address the stigma around pain and trauma.
Why Social Capital Could Be the Key to Solving America’s Overdose Epidemic
Co-published with The Guardian. Researchers are exploring how community, connection and trust could help protect society’s most vulnerable.
The Problem with Addiction Treatment: Getting People to Take It
Co-published with WNYC Studios. Someone who has been addicted to painkillers or heroin could be on the alternative medication, under a doctor's watch, for many years, similar …
The Feds Are About to Stick It to Pain Patients in a Big Way
Co-published with VICE. Doctors are already getting spooked out of prescribing painkillers, and new rules could make life in some of America's struggling communities even worse.
The American Opiate Epidemic
Co-published with Fast Company Co.EXIST. Portsmouth, Ohio, is a small Rust Belt city ravaged by job loss and economic stagnation. Over time, prescription painkillers replaced the American …