Getting A Fix
"Getting a Fix" is an in-depth series that explores the opioid epidemic gripping the United States.
Getting A Fix: Carfentanil Is An Elusive KillerBy Angela M. Hill | September 26, 2017
Carfentanil is extremely toxic, but dealers continue to mix the drug with heroin or cocaine, and addicts continue to chase the elusive high.
Getting A Fix: Tackling New Synthetic DrugsBy 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 OverdosesBy Karen Rodriguez | September 11, 2017
The Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program, or ODMAP, helps first responders collect drug overdose data in real time.
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