The Least of Us: the destruction wrought by drug profiteers and the isolation of addiction

Date and time: 26 Mar 2022 from 09:00 to 10:00

Location: Virtual  Floor Map
Presented by Sam Quinones, Journalist & Author 

Mr. Quinones will talk about the findings of his latest book with regard to how and why synthetic drugs -- fentanyl and meth, in particular -- have expanded to cover virtually the4 entire United States, and are fueling record overdose death and are accompanied by waves of mental illness and homelessness.

Learning Objectives:
Objective #1 Understand the role of the opioid epidemic in creating our current problems with drug addiction
Objective #2 Understand how the Mexican drug underworld has shifted from plant-based drugs to synthetic drugs
Objective #3 Understand how meth produced in Mexico is accompanied by mental illness, homelessness.

Literature References

The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth

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