The Opioid Epidemic

Tracking a Crisis

In the Headlines

The United States is currently suffering the worst addiction crisis in history. Addiction to opioids, including prescription painkillers, heroin, and illegal synthetic opioids, is ravaging the country, destroying families, homes, and communities in its path. This riveting collection of articles tracks the opioid crisis from its earliest days through the present, aggregating human interest stories with news stories on how the government and public are responding to the epidemic. With such breadth of journalism examining the causes, impact, and response to the crisis, this collection offers readers a comprehensive approach to an unfortunately frequent topic of headlines.

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Reading Level: 9

Interest Level: 7-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-6428-2057-7
Author : The New York Times Editorial Staff
Copyright : 2019
Language : English
Pages : 224
Trim : 6" x 9"
GRL : Z
Bibliography • Black-and-White Photographs • Detailed Table of Contents • Glossary • Index