3 days ago
“we were safe in our ignorance, or so we thought - content to stereotype drug addiction as the affliction of jobless hillbillies, a small group of inner-city blacks, and a few misguided suburban kids. but another invisible hand was upon us. heinrich dreser’s drug moved seamlessly across city and country lines, with zero regard for politics, race, neighborhood, or class.”
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that quote from beth macy’s enlightening and educational book really explains it all. after reading, you will no longer be shielded from the devastation of one of today’s biggest crises.
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dopesick is a powerful book that should be required reading for anyone doubting the torrid pace in which this opioid crisis is tearing apart dreams, families and lives. thank you @littlebrown
for sharing this important read with us.