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Times Insider: How We Created a New Way to Depict Addiction Visually

Times Insider: How We Created a New Way to Depict Addiction Visually

These screenshots show the calculations of velocity that drive the movement in “Withdrawal.”
Times Insider: How We Created a New Way to Depict Addiction Visually

Times Insider: How We Created a New Way to Depict Addiction Visually

These screenshots show the calculations of velocity that drive the movement in “Withdrawal.”
Trial Witness Remembers El Chapo Making Fun of His Jean Shorts in First-Time Encounter

Trial Witness Remembers El Chapo Making Fun of His Jean Shorts in First-Time Encounter

The stories coming out of the case against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman continues to get stranger.
Teens are vaping more than ever. But they're using other drugs way less.

Teens are vaping more than ever. But they're using other drugs way less.

Of high school seniors, 37.3 percent reported that they had vaped in the last year — a near 10 percent jump from last year’s survey by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Authorities Uncover $8 Million-a-Week Drug Operation in Pennsylvania

Authorities Uncover $8 Million-a-Week Drug Operation in Pennsylvania

The authorities found more than 130 pounds of loose heroin and fentanyl, and thousands of baggies stuffed with smaller quantities of the drugs, during a raid in Bucks County, Pa.
How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?

How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?

Left: Kelmae Hemphill, 11 months sober. Center: images of overdoses published on YouTube. Right: Mandy McGowan, two years sober.
How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?

How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?

Left: Kelmae Hemphill, 11 months sober. Center: images of overdoses published on YouTube. Right: Mandy McGowan, two years sober.
How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?

How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?

Left: Kelmae Hemphill, 11 months sober. Center: images of overdoses published on YouTube. Right: Mandy McGowan, two years sober.
How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?

How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?

Left: Kelmae Hemphill, 11 months sober. Center: images of overdoses published on YouTube. Right: Mandy McGowan, two years sober.
Scientists used Google searches to predict heroin overdoses

Scientists used Google searches to predict heroin overdoses

The United States is in the midst of an opioid crisis. Every day, over 100 people die from opioid overdoses, according to the US Centers…
Prescription heroin is actually a good idea, analysis shows. But it probably won’t happen.

Prescription heroin is actually a good idea, analysis shows. But it probably won’t happen.

It’s worth taking another look at prescription heroin, per a RAND Corporation analysis.
The Justice Department said it will shut down "safe injection sites." Denver wants to open one anyway.

The Justice Department said it will shut down "safe injection sites." Denver wants to open one anyway.

Denver just became one of several major U.S. cities to take the first steps in setting up a place for people to use illegal drugs under medical supervision.
The Radical New Fentanyl Trend That Could Save Lives and Screw Dealers

The Radical New Fentanyl Trend That Could Save Lives and Screw Dealers

One $5 or $10 fatal dose could become dozens or even hundreds of nonfatal highs.
6ix9ine Faces Life in Prison Over Racketeering and Firearms Offenses

6ix9ine Faces Life in Prison Over Racketeering and Firearms Offenses

The U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of New York outlined the multiple charges that 6ix9ine is facing.
Life After Heroin Is Beautiful and Boring

Life After Heroin Is Beautiful and Boring

One of the hardest lessons around being sober is learning to appreciate the ordinary, the mundane, and the normal.
I Use My Own Rehab Stories to Help People Get Treatment for Opioid Addiction

I Use My Own Rehab Stories to Help People Get Treatment for Opioid Addiction

It's a struggle to balance your own sobriety with a high-stress, triggering job in the opioid treatment industry.
Why This Scottish City Is Known as the 'Drug Death Capital of Europe'

Why This Scottish City Is Known as the 'Drug Death Capital of Europe'

We spoke to drug workers and users about what's going on in Dundee, Scotland.

I Lost My Daughter to Heroin, Can I Start Over With Her Child?

Lori’s daughter lost her confidence, and then her life to drugs. How does she ensure it won’t happen, again — to her granddaughter?
Artists Are Occupying Museums to Protest Big Pharma

Artists Are Occupying Museums to Protest Big Pharma

The Sackler family name is all over the art world, but they made their billions pushing opiates. These artists have had enough.