Guest Blogger: Erin Marie Daly on Generation Rx

Erin Marie Daly’s book Generation Rx tells the story of America’s opioid addiction epidemic in a very personal way. In this post, she discusses what prompted her to write it, why we should care, and what we can do.

The Down Side of Bud Light’s “Up for Whatever” Weekend

Anheuser-Busch flew 1,000 young people to Crested Butte, Colorado, for its “Up for Whatever” ad campaign, rewarding them for using alcohol to fuel their fun.

TNT’s Dallas: The Destruction of Addiction, and Hope of Recovery

TNT’s hit show Dallas is known for its melodrama, but this season also offers a nuanced portrait of addiction.

International Overdose Awareness Day: Five Facts

In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day, here five key facts about the opioid epidemic and what we can do to curb a skyrocketing overdose rate.

Ferguson’s Overlooked Ties to the War on Drugs

Militarization in Ferguson has its roots in programs that allowed government agencies to transfer army equipment to local police forces for counterdrug activities. But these policies often cause more harm than good.