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.
End the Drug War
Reframing the Blame for the War on Drugs
The war on drugs is better understood as a war on people. To stop this useless and unjust destruction, we must change how we think—and talk—about people who use drugs.
Improving Access to Palliative Care During the Global Pain Crisis
A panel of health experts discuss fighting for better access to pain relief for palliative care in India and Latin America.
How Drug Courts Are Falling Short
The “drug court” alternative-sentencing model has spread across the United States. It may be increasingly common, but the drug court model often fails to respect human rights.