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Live Chat: Ask Us Your Questions About "Chasing Heroin"
Join filmmaker Marcela Gaviria and three people featured in "Chasing Heroin" for a Google Hangout on Friday, March 4, at 2 p.m. EST.
March 2, 2016
How the Heroin Epidemic Differs in Communities of Color
Overdose deaths are on the rise in communities of color, too, with devastating effects.
February 23, 2016
How Bad is the Opioid Epidemic?
The epidemic didn't happen overnight. Here's a brief look at how it evolved and who is most affected.
February 23, 2016
The Options and Obstacles to Treating Heroin Addiction
The heroin and opioid epidemic in America has raised questions about how to effectively treat addiction. Many now say medication should be offered alongside counseling.
February 23, 2016
Eric Holder: If Sentencing Reform Dies, "I'd Be Ashamed"
The way America punishes low-level, nonviolent drug offenders is "fundamentally unfair," says the former attorney general.
February 23, 2016
Drug Czar: Treating Substance Abuse as a Crime is "Inhumane"
Tough-on-crime policies failed to end to the war on drugs. Michael Botticelli says it's time to start treating substance abuse as a public health issue.
February 23, 2016
How Would the Candidates Fix the Heroin Epidemic?
The candidates for president all agree on the seriousness of the problem, but their solutions for solving it vary broadly.
February 23, 2016
Watch a Cop’s Surprising Interaction with a Heroin User
"Stop crying, babe. We don’t care … I’m not putting you in jail," a police officer tells a woman who's using heroin in a scene from FRONTLINE's new documentary.
February 23, 2016
Share Your Story About Heroin and Opioid Addiction
We want to hear about your personal experience, however you've been affected.
February 19, 2016
Obama Asks for $1.1 Billion to Fight Opioid and Heroin Abuse
Deaths from heroin and prescription opioid overdoses have quadrupled in the last 15 years. This week, the Obama administration said it would ask Congress for $1.1 billion to stem the crisis.
February 3, 2016
Coming in February on FRONTLINE
This month, FRONTLINE brings you two hard-hitting investigations -- a deep look at fantasy sports and online sports betting, and then a two-hour special on America's heroin crisis.
February 2, 2016
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