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The opioid epidemic : tracking a crisis / edited by the New York Times editorial staff.

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  • ISBN: 9781642820584
  • Physical Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : The New York Times Educational Publishing, 2019.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (217-220) and index.
Subject: Opioid abuse > Juvenile literature.
Drug abuse > Juvenile literature.
Drug control > Juvenile literature.
Opioid abuse > United States > Prevention.
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Introduction 7(3)
Chapter 1 The Opioid Epidemic's Human Impact
Ohio County Losing Its Young to Painkillers' Grip
10(5)
Sabrina Tavernise
Some Veterans On Painkillers At Special Risk, A Study Finds
15(4)
James Dao
Heroin Epidemic Increasingly Seeps Into Public View
19(5)
Katharine Q. Seelye
A Death on Staten Island Highlights Heroin's Place in `Mainstream Society'
24(6)
Michael Wilson
Drug Deaths in America Are Rising Faster Than Ever
30(5)
Josh Katz
`The Pills Are Everywhere': How the Opioid Crisis Claims Its Youngest Victims
35(4)
Julie Turkewitz
The Bronx's Quiet, Brutal War With Opioids
39(7)
Jose A. Del Real
A Foster Child of the Opioid Epidemic
46(4)
Lisa Marie Basile
The Opioid Crisis Is Getting Worse -- Particularly for Black Americans
50(4)
Josh Katz
Abby Goodnough
Chapter 2 Ripple Effects: Opioids, Heroin and Other Drugs
Prescription Painkillers Seen as a Gateway to Heroin
54(4)
Benedict Carey
Heroin Scourge Overtakes a `Quaint' Vermont Town
58(3)
Katharine Q. Seelye
New York Is a Hub in a Surging Heroin Trade
61(4)
J. David Goodman
Drug Linked to Ohio Overdoses Can Kill in Doses Smaller than a Snowflake
Jack Healy
65(4)
The First Count of Fentanyl Deaths in 2016: Up 540% in Three Years
69(3)
Josh Katz
Despite Trump's Pleas, China's Online Opioid Bazaar Is Booming
72(5)
Sui-Lee Wee
Javier C. Hernandez
Fentanyl Adds Deadly Kick to Opioid Woes in Britain
77(5)
Ceylan Yeginsu
Meth, the Forgotten Killer, Is Back. And It's Everywhere
82(6)
Frances Robles
Chapter 3 The Business of Addiction Treatment
At Clinics, Tumultuous Lives and Turbulent Care
88(20)
Deborah Sontag
Anti-Overdose Drug Becoming an Everyday Part of Police Work
108(6)
J. David Goodman
Anemona Hartocollis
Naloxone Saves Lives, but Is No Cure in Heroin Epidemic
114(6)
Katharine Q. Seelye
Haven for Recovering Addicts Now Profits From Their Relapses
120(9)
Lizette Alvarez
Study Finds Competing Opioid Treatments Have Similar Outcomes
129(5)
Abby Goodnough
Kate Zernike
Opioid Addiction Knows No Color, but Its Treatment Does
134(9)
Jose A. Del Real
Chapter 4 Overprescription: Cause of the Crisis?
Tightening the Lid on Pain Prescriptions
143(10)
Barry Meier
How Doctors Helped Drive the Addiction Crisis
153(4)
Richard Friedman
Doctors Will Play a Critical Role in the Opioid Epidemic
157(2)
The New York Times
With Overdoses on Rise, Cities and Counties Look for Someone to Blame
159(5)
Mitch Smith
Monica Davey
Chapter 5 The Response by Government and Law Enforcement
In Annual Speech, Vermont Governor Shifts Focus to Drug Abuse
164(5)
Katharine Q. Seelye
A Call to Arms on a Vermont Heroin Epidemic
169(6)
Katharine Q. Seelye
In Heroin Crisis, White Families Seek Gentler War on Drugs
175(9)
Katharine Q. Seelye
Addiction Treatment Grew Under Health Law. Now What?
184(5)
Katharine Q. Seelye
Abby Goodnough
Attorney General Orders Tougher Sentences, Rolling Back Obama Policy
189(4)
Rebecca R. Ruiz
When Opioid Addicts Find an Ally in Blue
193(7)
Al Baker
White House Panel Recommends Declaring National Emergency on Opioids
200(2)
Abby Goodnough
This Judge Has a Mission: Keep Defendants Alive
202(6)
Timothy Williams
Justice Dept. Backs High-Stakes Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers
208(3)
Katie Benner
Jan Hoffman
Glossary 211(2)
Media Literacy Terms 213(2)
Media Literacy Questions 215(2)
Citations 217(4)
Index 221


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