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The Real Causes of (and Solutions to) Drug Use and Addiction

Accidental drug overdose is currently the leading cause of death in the United States for those under 50. While most of these deaths are preventable, the causes of and solutions to this crisis are being hotly debated. 

In this event, Johann Hari, New York Times best-selling author of Chasing the Scream and Lost Connections, speaks with Human Rights Watch's Jasmine Tyler about what the causes of drug use and drug dependency can tell us about the solutions.

Speakers

  • Matthew Wilson

    Matthew Wilson

    Speaker

    Matt Wilson is deputy director for the Open Society Global Drug Policy Program.

  • JH

    Johann Hari

    Speaker

    Johann Hari is the author of Chasing the Scream and Lost Connections.

  • JT

    Jasmine Tyler

    Speaker

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