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‘This might save a life’: Harm reduction TikTokers are taking to the platform to share information on safer drug use practices

'Harm reduction is just as important as abstinence.'

On May 8, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

Lake County sheriff Peyton Grinnell anti-heroin PSA

Florida sheriff posts most disturbing anti-heroin PSA ever

It's eerily reminiscent of an ISIS video.

On Apr 10, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz

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Jeff Sessions falsely claims heroin is only ‘slightly’ more dangerous than weed

Heroin may be killing people in record numbers, but you cannot overdose on marijuana.

On Mar 15, 2017 by Dell Cameron

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John Oliver’s breakdown of the U.S. opioid epidemic should be required viewing

More than 2.6 million are addicted to opioids in the U.S.

On Oct 24, 2016 by Michelle Jaworski

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The fine line between a viral anti-drug PSA and tragedy porn

Videos of opiate overdoses keep going viral. But are they really helping?

On Oct 18, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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Disturbing Facebook Live video shows couple unconscious after heroin overdose

This is difficult to watch.

On Oct 5, 2016 by Austin Powell

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The FDA wants an anti-overdose app for heroin and opioid users

The agency is holding a competition for an app that connects drug users to life-saving medications.

On Sep 22, 2016 by [email protected]

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Woman’s message to daughter’s drug dealer goes viral

Heroin deaths are on the rise—and this mom has not been afraid to speak out.

On Aug 24, 2016 by Lyz Lenz

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Ireland is right—it’s time to rethink how we treat heroin users

This should be the Internet's next big political movement.

On Nov 5, 2015 by Matthew Rozsa

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When your friend dies of a heroin overdose, what do you say in the obituary?

The Internet is helping us have a more honest conversation about drug addiction.

On Aug 7, 2015 by [email protected]

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A Facebook photo of a boy who OD’d on heroin is going viral

A St. Louis mom's story of her son's overdose serves as a warning to all parents.

On Apr 7, 2015 by Marisa Kabas

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A new study just gave a major boost to marijuana legalization advocates

It used to be called a "deadly menace."

On Feb 24, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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The final confessions of a Silk Road kingpin

"I'm guilty," Steven Sadler, better known on the Deep Web as Nod, admitted in our first conversation, several weeks after he was let out on bond.

On Jan 22, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Vatican remembers Lou Reed by tweeting lyrics about heroin

The "you" that Reed was glad to spend the "perfect day" alongside wasn't a person, but rather that sweet white horse.

On Oct 30, 2013 by Chase Hoffberger

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The Feds flipped Silk Road’s most notorious heroin dealer

Steve Lloyd Sadler, the man accused of being heroin kingpin Nod, began cooperating with authorities after his home was raided in July. 

On Oct 21, 2013 by Patrick Howell O'Neill