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Dopesick : dealers, doctors, and the company that addicted America / Beth Macy.

Macy, Beth (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Milford Public Library 362.29 M (Text to phone) 34013144060145 Adult Nonfiction Large Type Available -
Plumb Memorial Library - Shelton 362.29 MAC L.T. ed. (Text to phone) 34025143048061 Adult Large Type Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 487-548).
Formatted Contents Note: Part one: The People v. Purdue. The United States of Amnesia -- Swag 'n' Dash -- Message board memorial -- "The corporation feels no pain." Part two: Objects in mirror are closer than they appear. Suburban sprawl -- "Like shooting Jesus" -- FUBI -- "Shit don't stop." Part three: "A broken system." Whac-a-mole -- Liminality -- Hope on a spreadsheet -- "Brother, wrong or right" -- Outcasts and inroads. Epilogue: Soldier's Disease.
Summary, etc.: Chronicles America's more than twenty-year struggle with opioid addiction, from the introduction of OxyContin in 1996, through the spread of addiction in distressed communities in Central Appalachia, to the current national crisis.
Subject: Opioid abuse United States
Medication abuse United States
Oxycodone
Oxycodone abuse United States
Large type books
Genre: Nonfiction.

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