Straight Shooters

“Some people might see it as a dysfunctional one, but it’s a support group. People can’t get clean when they are dead.” Reddit forums were used as a place to share everything from information about opiate addiction to places to score them illegally. They also provide a first-hand account of a scourge ripping across much of America. From the NYT: On Reddit, Intimate Glimpses of Addicts in Thrall to Opioids.

+ WaPo: A 10-year-old’s overdose death reveals Miami neighborhood’s intense struggle with opioids

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