I was a bit annoyed by this article that appeared on The Age website and was retweeted widely. The title – Opioid addiction: Treatments get people off painkillers, but it is a hard road – suggests the story is about prescription opioid addiction. The body of the piece then sets out the familiar narrative (to ...
The casual stigmatisation of opioid use is lazy journalism
By Michael Vagg
2 Aug 2016