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Opioid Crisis

Privilege Lurks at the Heart of Recovery Movements

Making blanket statements that “anyone can recover” whitewashes and overlooks the gross inequities that people of color and marginalized communities face.

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Opioid Crisis

DEA Was "Slow To Respond" To Opioid Crisis, Report Reveals

According to a watchdog report, the DEA allowed the drug crisis to reach a level that could have been prevented.

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Opioid Crisis

Man Who Posed As Doctor Convicted Of Prescribing Thousands Of Opioids At Pill Mill

The fake doctor wrote prescriptions which had been pre-signed by a registered physician for more than 200,000 doses of hydrocodone.

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Doctors Prescribe More Opioids Late In The Day, When Running Late

Time constraints and “chaotic practice environments” may be to blame for the troubling reliance on prescriptions.