Named one of the best books of 2015, Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic by journalist Sam Quinones, provides a detailed look at the opiate epidemic devastating much of America today. Mr. Quinones tracks the origins of the heroin crisis, the dramatic growth of opiate abuse and its tragic devastation.
He recently spoke with us about his book and what he as learned about drug abuse, addiction and treatment in America.
Sam Quinones will be speaking at Northern Kentucky University on April 18 at 7 p.m., with a book signing at 6 p.m. A panel discussion will immediately follow. The event is part of a series hosted by NKUs Health Innovation Center, which formally opens in 2018. For information and registration click here.
As part of its Think Tank series, the NKU College of Education & Human Services will present Community in Crisis: Confronting the Stigma of Addiction, featuring Sam Quinones, on April 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration is required, for information click here