Journalist Sam Quinones Discusses The Nation's Opiate Epidemic Prior To His Visit To NKU

Apr 14, 2016

Journalist and author Sam Quinones explores the origins, growth, and devastation caused by the opiate epidemic in America.
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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 NKU’s 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