How Did Wall Street’s Affluent Get Addicted to Opiates?

What we’re seeing on Wall Street is what we’re seeing among teenagers in Orange County, among veterans and active military personnel, among middle-aged women with chronic pain, among coal miners in West Virginia…the list goes on.

Addiction in Vermont: Let’s Not Put All Our Eggs in One Basket

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin devoted his entire State of the State to the rise of heroin addiction. This is a critical issue, but we must nourish the whole treatment and recovery system, rather than focusing on one class of drugs.

Phoenix House Sponsors Rally to Address Painkiller Abuse

On Tuesday October 1, Phoenix House sponsored the “Fed Up!” Rally for a Federal Response to the Opioid Epidemic.

#Rxchat: Our Top Ten Takeaways

Last week, The Fix and Phoenix House hosted a lively #Rxchat on prescription drug abuse. Participants debated why teens abuse Ritalin, how to help addicted veterans, whether abuse-resistant pills are a good idea, and more.