September/October 2019 Issue Cover

Rethinking Addictions

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Editor's Note

Rich Simon

The dimensions of the opioid epidemic are staggering, and the national conversation around drug... Read more

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A Bridge to Recovery

A Grassroots Approach to the Opioid Crisis

Years into the opioid epidemic, a journalist travels to the hardest-hit state to get an up-close look at addiction treatment and the “radically... Read more

Fighting the Epidemic

An Interview with the Author of Dopesick

An interview with Beth Macy, author of Dopesick, on solution-oriented journalism and creative ways of confronting the opioid crisis. Read more

The Challenge of Harm Reduction

Changing Attitudes Toward Addiction Treatment

Until they’ve done the challenging and sometimes painful work in therapy, many people can’t even begin to imagine curtailing their drug use. For them... Read more

High Times in Therapy

Are We Ready to Talk Pot?

Thirty-three states and the District of Columbia have legalized medicinal or recreational marijuana, or both. But sizeable protests against legalization are... Read more

Extra Feature

Resurrecting Therapy

Putting Big Pharma on the Couch

In 1986, people being treated for depression were twice as likely to be in therapy as to be taking pills. Now, for every person in therapy, there are four... Read more