Overdose Deaths

As the Opioid Crisis Deepens, Will Maryland Democrats Vote to Save Lives?

February 16, 2018

Advocates say a new bill to create safe consumption spaces for drug users would save lives and money. But in a blue state that has rejected progressive ideas in the past, will lawmakers embrace the strategy?’>

Big Pharma Puts the Squeeze on Cities Battling Opiate Crisis

June 25, 2017

Exponential price increases for the life saving drug Narcan have pushed Baltimore to the brink of running out as overdose deaths soar by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis

How Insurance Companies and Prisons are Making the Opiate Crisis Worse

May 31, 2017

A longtime addiction specialist says health insurance companies’ reluctance to treat heroin addiction as an emergency and prison officials’ refusal to allow inmates access to methadone are only making a bad situation worse by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis