Opioid Users Are Filling Jails. Why Don’t Jails Treat Them?

Getting methadone in jail gave a Connecticut heroin user a firmer foothold in recovery. But fewer than 1 percent of jails and prisons allow it.

Seizing on Opioid Crisis, a Drug Maker Lobbies Hard for Its Product

By ABBY GOODNOUGH and KATE ZERNIKE June 11, 2017 The ads have been popping up on billboards, buses, subways and in glossy magazines, with portraits of attractive men and women and a simple question in bold letters: What is Vivitrol? Five years ago,...