How the opioid crisis is turning into a deadly epidemic
ADDICTION, SUICIDALITY, & CHILDHOOD: The opioid crisis has made us a nation of killers.
It is time to rethink how we treat addiction.
-By Dr. Jennifer L. Johnson, Ph.
D., Director, National Institute on Drug AbuseDr.
Johnson’s book is an essential resource for all who care about the treatment of addiction and the prevention of deaths related to substance abuse.
With over 200 articles published in more than 70 countries, it is one of the most widely read and cited books in America.
Dr. Michael F. Caulfield, M.D. is a former director of the National Institute of Mental Health and has served as a member of the board of directors for the National Institutes of Health.
He is the author of “The Addict: How the Rise of Heroin, Heroin Addicts, and Heroin Traffickers Has Turned Us Into a Nation of Killers.”
He is a columnist for Forbes magazine.
Johnson and Caulfonfield are co-authors of the new book “The War on Addiction: Why the Drug War and the Addiction Epidemic are Worse Than the War on Terror.”
This book provides new perspectives on the opioid epidemic, from the perspective of the opioid-addicted, to the people who use the drugs, and the communities most at risk.
It includes articles by leading addiction researchers and experts.