Huffington Post Pulitzer nominated eight chapter expose “Dying To Be Free” by Jason Cherkis. Print
- There’s A Treatment For Heroin Addiction That Actually Works.Why Aren’t We Using It?
The Washington Post Cheap Fix: Heroin’s Resurgence: “And Then He Decided Not to Be” by Marc Fisher. Print
- David McCarthy briefly got clean on his own after detox programs and rehab failed. But the lure of inexpensive, plentiful heroin eventually proved too much.
Los Angeles Times: “A TIMES INVESTIGATION” by Harriet Ryan, Lisa Girion, and Scott Glover. Print
- ‘YOU WANT A DESCRIPTION OF HELL?’ OXYCONTIN’S 12-HOUR PROBLEM
The Washington Post: Health and Science expose: “After their children died of overdoses, their families chose to tell the truth.” by Alexandra Rockey Fleming. Print
The Washington Post: “How’s Amanda?” by Eli Saslow. Print
- ‘Reality’s a trigger’: An excruiating story of truth, lies and an American addiction.
National Health Coverage Journal
STAT, an online journal reporting from the frontiers of science and health. David Armstrong’s Special Report: “Dope Sick.” Print
- A harrowing story of best friends, addiction — and a stealth killer.
HBO “Addiction Project,” produced in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). Video and print.
CBS News: In Depth “America’s Opioid Epidemic.” Print and video
- Inside America’s growing struggle with opioid painkillers and heroin addiction
NBC News: “America’s Heroin Epidemic.” Print and video
NPR 4-part series “Treating the Tiniest Opioid Patients,” Audio
NHPR “Dangerous Ends: New Hampshire’s Opioid Crisis.” Print and Audio
WBUR, Boston’s NPR News Station: “America’s Opioid Epidemic and the Shifting Response” and “Opioid Addiction Crisis.” Print and audio.
MPRNews “Minnesota’s Opioid Epidemic.” Print and audio
- Stories of addiction, loss and recovery from a public health crisis: Deaths from opioid drug overdoses have hit epidemic proportions nationwide and across Minnesota.
Non Profit Publications
HealthCommentary: Exploring Human Potential. “Man-made Opioid Epidemic: A Five Part Series.” Open Source for Educators. Print
Kentucky Educational Television “Inside Opioid Addiction.” Print
Trend CT, a data reporting online publication of the non-profit, non-partisan Connecticut News Project, Inc. “Five Part Series: Why Connecticut’s Drug Overdose Crisis Isn’t Slowing Down.” Print
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “Overdosed: How Doctors Wrote the Script for an Epidemic” by Rich Lord, J. Brady McCollough and Adam Smeltz. Print
The Gloucester Times. “The Heroin Crisis” tells the often uplifting and often discouraging story of ground-breaking efforts by Police Chief Leonard Campanello in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Print
The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A series in six chapters, “Heroin’s Hold” by Chelsea Keenan. Print