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Beth Macy

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America
(2018/2019 Lectures)

Sun, Apr 7
3:00 PM
FREE event; no advance tickets required

Dopesick follows the long chain of preventable, profit-driven human misery that is the opioid crisis.” New York Magazine

Award-winning investigative reporter Beth Macy delves into America’s 20-plus year struggle with opioid addiction in Dopesick, her bestselling book on the deadly epidemic. Through her harrowing and compassionate portraits of the people behind the raging opioid crisis – from its victims to its profiteers – Macy illustrates how this national crisis has persisted for so long and become so firmly entrenched, and where we go from here.

Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Chaucer’s

A Thematic Learning Initiative Event

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Presented in association with UCSB Student Health Alcohol & Drug Program, Life of the Party and Gauchos for Recovery

With thanks to our visionary partners, Lynda Weinman & Bruce Heavin, for their support of the Thematic Learning Initiative

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