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Shockingjust shockingI had no idea how bad things have become and who was responsible You hear news about the opioid crisis and it s getting worse and we need to do something about itbut we don t Giving out Narcan to folks so if they overdose they have the fix not sure if I fully agree with it Aren t we just enabling it by this I remember once someone telling me at a hospital someone came in OD d Given Narcan revived Awesome They were given Narcan to take with them Later that same day they were backOD d again But we need to look at the root cause the pharma companies and doctors that over prescribe Listening into my husbands conversation recently with someone who tore a muscle at work on the job He had to get their medical history At the ER they were given Oxy for pain REALLY That s what you get for a torn muscle now This person was smart enough to throw out the prescription But many think I ll take just one pill I can handle it but the sad thing is that s all it takes You want it and And in the end you try to stop but you get so sickdopesick So you continue to take it just to avoid the dopesickness A vicious cycleAnyway this book is a very detailed look at this crisis and how it came about and how fast it spread and continues to spread You get intimate details of the people hit with this families recovering or trying to from loosing loved ones or just trying to get a loved on straight We might think oh this is only something that happens in the downtrodden areas of the US where people don t have jobs have no money and so on But it s not the case The wealthy affluent have also been affected Big business does well to keep people hooked on these drugs drug reps make tons of cash to have doctors peddle their drugs even when not needed And doctors are too lenient in handing out drugs like tic tacs So if you want an in depth look at this crisis grab this one It s heartbreaking sad enragingbut a great read I listened via audio which was read by the author She did a wonderful job but at times there were too many people and too many facts and that sort of stuff is hard to track via audio Print might have been better for me Perhaps I should now just sayrant off Inside the Titanic A Giant Cut away Book Giant Cutaway Book us into the epicenter of America's twenty plus year struggle with opioid addiction From distressed small communities in Central Appalachia to wealthy suburbs; from disparate cities to once idyllic farm towns; it's a heartbreaking trajectory that illustrates how this national crisis has persisted for so long and become so firmly entrenched Beginning with a single dealer who lands in a small Virginia town and sets about turning high school football stars into heroin overdose statistics Macy endeavors to answer a grieving mo. Shockingjust shockingI had no idea how bad things have become and who was responsible You hear news about the opioid crisis and it s getting worse and we need to do something about itbut we don t Giving out Narcan to folks so if they overdose they have the fix not sure if I fully agree with it Aren t we just enabling it by this I remember once someone telling me at a hospital someone came in OD d Given Narcan revived Awesome They were given Narcan to take with them Later that same day they were backOD d again But we need to look at the root cause the pharma companies and doctors that over prescribe Listening into my husbands conversation recently with someone who tore a muscle at work on the job He had to get their medical history At the ER they were given Oxy for pain REALLY That s what you get for a torn muscle now This person was smart enough to throw out the prescription But many think I ll take just one pill I can handle it but the sad thing is that s all it takes You want it and And in the end you try to stop but you get so sickdopesick So you continue to take it just to avoid the dopesickness A vicious cycleAnyway this book is a very detailed look at this crisis and how it came about and how fast it spread and continues to spread You get intimate details of the people hit with this families recovering or trying to from loosing loved ones or just trying to get a loved on straight We might think oh this is only something that happens in the downtrodden areas of the US where people don t have jobs have no money and so on But it s not the case The wealthy affluent have also been affected Big business does well to keep people hooked on these drugs drug reps make tons of cash to have doctors peddle their drugs even when not needed And doctors are too lenient in handing out drugs like tic tacs So if you want an in depth look at this crisis grab this one It s heartbreaking sad enragingbut a great read I listened via audio which was read by the author She did a wonderful job but at times there were too many people and too many facts and that sort of stuff is hard to track via audio Print might have been better for me Perhaps I should now just sayrant off

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free read Dopesick Dealers Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America 106 download ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Beth Macy Beth Macy ¼ 6 free download Ther's uestion why her only son died and comes away with a harrowing story of greed and need From the introduction of OxyContin in 1996 Macy parses how America embraced a medical culture where overtreatment with painkillers became the norm In some of the same distressed communities featured in her bestselling book Factory Man the unemployed use painkillers both to numb the pain of joblessness and pay their bills while privileged teens trade pills in cul de sacs and even high school standouts fall prey to prostitution jail and deathThroug. I personally know 5 families who have lost a family members to heroinfentanyl Good strong well educated families It is happening all around us in all walks of life There are plenty of heartbreaking personal accounts in this book from families who have lost a loved one and the steps they took in an attempt to save them It can and does happen to anyone They aren t other they are us and it is heart wrenching to readAccording to the author the roots of the epidemic stems from a perfect storm of factors the government mandate that physicians make adeuate pain control a priority Purdue Pharma who aggressively marketed Oxycontin to doctors as effective without causing dependency They hid evidence that this was a highly addictive drug physicians writing large amounts of the narcotic Oxycodone often for minor procedures outdated methods of treating addicts proven by multiple studies to be unsuccessful treating addicts like criminals again exhaustive research tells us it doesn t work once addicted to Oxycontin and no longer able to obtain a supply the addicted turn to the cheaper heroinfentanyl combination according to some this is a small percentage see below economic factors at play in a population where poverty and unemployment is the norm the conditions are ripe for drug useaddiction Appalachia was among the first places where OxyContin gained a foothold in the mid 1990sMedicine has changed no longer do doctors prescribe large amounts of narcotics as a matter of routine care after surgery In fact physicians face sanctions for prescribing narcotics inappropriately and many have chosen to just stop prescribing I read this book a month ago but have hesitated to write a review because I m conflicted There is another side to the story and chronic pain patients are the unintended victims I wish the author had addressed this issue and given a balanced report Not everyone who uses Oxy will go on to become a drug addictAccording to while prescription opioid misuse is a risk factor for starting heroin use only a small fraction of people who misuse pain relievers switch to heroin According to a national survey less than 4 percent of people who had misused prescription pain medicines started using heroin within 5 years1 Side note I m an RN and I have a disease that causes chronic pain I m fortunate that my disease is under control through the use of biologics and I have no need for pain medicine But I keep abreast of what is happening in the chronic pain community and all too often those who suffer from chronic pain are the unfortunate victims of new laws and government mandates I ve personally visited pain clinics where I felt treated like a criminal even though I wasn t there for a narcotic prescription I can t imagine what it would have been like if I had needed oneDoctors are being pressured to taper chronic pain patients off opioid regimens that have been working for them for years Most chronic pain patients use the drugs in order to function but are now treated with suspicion and judgement even if they have been using the drugs for years with no problem Many can t get their prescriptions filled at the pharmacySome experts claim most of the harm from opioids are from the drugs being smuggled into the country from China and Mexico but nearly all the government s solutions are based on limiting access to pain medication for people in pain For information Cómo viajar sin ver uestion why her only son died and comes away with a harrowing story of greed and need From the introduction of OxyContin in 1996 Macy parses how America embraced a medical culture where overtreatment with painkillers became the norm In some of the same distressed communities featured in her bestselling book Factory Man the Three Merchants of Bombay unemployed Python of Pura Malai and Other Stories us in all walks of life There are plenty of heartbreaking personal accounts in this book from families who have lost a loved one and the steps they took in an attempt to 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free read Dopesick Dealers Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America 106 download ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Beth Macy Beth Macy ¼ 6 free download H unsparing yet deeply human portraits of the families and first responders struggling to ameliorate this epidemic each facet of the crisis comes into focus In these politically fragmented times Beth Macy shows astonishingly that the only thing that unites Americans across geographic and class lines is opioid drug abuse But in a country unable to provide basic healthcare for all Macy still finds reason to hope and signs of the spirit and tenacity necessary in those facing addiction to build a better future for themselves and their famili. In 2012 author and investigative social journalist Beth Macy began writing about the worst drug heroin epidemic in world history Dopesick Dealers Doctors and The Drug Company That Addicted America began in the hills and valleys of Appalachia the mid western rust belt rural Maine before rapidly spreading throughout the US In 2016 64000 Americans perished from drug related causes and overdoses outnumbering the total of those killed during the Viet Nam War Macy explored the terrible destructive impact on society those who have helped and harmed and the brave individuals sharing their own stories of tragedy and loss casting aside stigma and shame to alert and help othersIn the late 1990 s Appalachian country doctor St Charles Virginia Art Van Zee MD was among the first to sound the urgent alarm how OxyContin had infiltrated his community and region Patients were admitted to hospital ER s in record numbers from drug related causes Rates of infectious disease including Hepatitis C along with petty and violent crime had increased substantially a police car was fire bombed addicts were desperate for cash to support their drug habit an elderly patient had resorted to selling pills from his nursing home bed Van Zee called public meetings to advocate and alert others of the opioid health crisis and didn t hesitate to file complaints against Purdue Pharma for aggressive marketing campaigns promoting OxyContin By 2001 he and Sister Beth Davies were attending two funerals per day of the addicted deadIn 2007 with over 28 billion USD earned in drug profits Purdue Pharmaceuticals was found guilty in federal and civil criminal courts for their roleresponsibility for creating the opioid epidemic for misbranding OxyContin with aggressive marketing techniues that downplayed and minimized the potential for addiction The 600 million USD fine was worth the risk for Purdue the executives charged were forced to listen to victim impact statements and were compared to Adolf Hitler and the mass destruction of humanity yet these men served no jail time Both Doctor Van Zee and Sister Davies were outraged that none of the fine was allocated for drug recovery and addiction programs Instead it was appropriated for MedicaidMedicare reimbursement and for criminal justice and law enforcement Macy documents the vast suffering heartbreak of the families friends medical staff and first responders the foster parents clergy left behind to carry on after destruction and death had taken its toll The closed down factories lumber mills furniture manufacturing warehouses and stores coal mines jobs that had once sustained the middle class were grim reminders that for the average American life would never be the same again Some desperate families impacted by the disease of despair had lost life savings attempting to pay for costly drug rehabilitation programs for loved ones only to realize addiction was a lifelong process and the likelihood of relapse might be a day away Providers of rehab facilities were not in agreement over MAT medication assisted treatment though medical experts contend that MAT is absolutely necessary to battle the intense cravings of addiction and increase the rates of successful treatment Many of the stories were harsh and brutal Too many politicians and policy makers believe addiction is a personal moral failing and criminal offense rather than a treatable disease that robs victims of their dignity and freedom of choice Macy s book easily compares to Sam uiones outstanding award winning book Dreamland The True Tale of America s Opiate Epidemic 2015 Macy is the author of the bestselling Factory Man 2014 and Truevine 2016 With thanks and appreciation to Little Brown and Company via NetGalley for the DRC for the purpose of review


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  • Hardcover
  • 384
  • Dopesick Dealers Doctors and the Drug Company that Addicted America
  • Beth Macy
  • English
  • 14 October 2019
  • 9780316523172