Getting A Fix

"Getting a Fix" is an in-depth series that explores the opioid epidemic gripping the United States.

Getting A Fix: Tackling New Synthetic Drugs

By Karen Rodriguez | September 18, 2017

Since early 2010, the DEA's Special Testing and Research Laboratory has identified over 400 new psychoactive substances.

Getting A Fix: Mapping Drug Overdoses

By Karen Rodriguez | September 11, 2017

The Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program, or ODMAP, helps first responders collect drug overdose data in real time.

Getting A Fix: Preventing Opioid Addiction

By Karen Rodriguez | September 5, 2017

Amid the rise in patients addicted to opioid prescription painkillers, doctors are turning to other ways to treat pain.

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