Heroin

Drug abuse: 'I watched my babies go through withdrawal'

A recovering addict recounts how her son witnessed her overdose on heroin and her babies were born addicted to drugs.

Drug abuse: 'I watched my babies go through withdrawal'

Drugs

The grandparents raising heroin's children

Many grandparents like Tisa Beeler have been left to care for their grandchildren amid the growing US opioid epidemic.

The grandparents raising heroin's children

Drugs

'Mum OD'd again': Children of the US drug crisis

Ross County coroner John Gabis explains how opioid addiction tears families apart, damaging future generations.

'Mum OD'd again': Children of the US drug crisis

Fault Lines

Heroin's Children

How is the US opioid crisis shaping the next generation of Americans left behind by addicted parents?

Al Jazeera World

Horses of Misfortune

The story of two Moroccan men and how their obsession with betting on horses split their families apart.

Health

Seattle plans first safe drug-injection sites in the US

Amid an opioid crisis, the city is considering launching sites where users can consume drugs under medical supervision.

Seattle plans first safe drug-injection sites in the US

Sierra Leone

Opioids: Sierra Leone's newest public health emergency

Opiate addiction has become increasingly common in Sierra Leone, where there are few avenues for drug rehabilitation.

Opioids: Sierra Leone's newest public health emergency

Middle East

First internet addiction rehab clinic opens in Algeria

Health experts at the new clinic agree that internet overuse has emerged as a national issue.

First internet addiction rehab clinic opens in Algeria

The Cure

Breaking bad habits: Mindful addiction recovery

We find out how mindfulness is being used to treat a wide range of addictions.

Pakistan

My mother's battle with drug addiction in Pakistan

She was Pakistan's first female maxillofacial surgeon. After decades of substance abuse, is she on the road to recovery?

My mother's battle with drug addiction in Pakistan

101 East

Afghanistan's Billion Dollar Drug War

Afghan authorities are struggling to control the resurgence in poppy farming that feeds the habits of addicts worldwide.

101 East

Inside Indonesia's Drug War

Indonesia's drug laws are some of the strictest in the world, but are long jail terms and capital punishment working?

Health

The country with the world's worst drink problem

South Korea has more alcoholics than any other country, but it seems unlikely to quit the drink any time soon.

101 East

South Korea's Hangover

South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?

Fault Lines

Take as Prescribed: Drug Addiction in the US

Fault Lines explores what is behind the growing number of elderly Americans becoming addicted to painkillers.