Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice | Issue Archives | Feb 20, 2019
  • James Buck | Rev. Diane Sullivan
  • Issue of
  • Feb 20-26, 2019
  • Vol. 24, No. 22

Hooked: How So Many Vermonters Got Addicted to Opioids; Burlington Residents Wary of E-Bikes and Scooters; Ceres Greens Is Farming in a Former Barre Granite Shed

Digital Edition

News + Opinion

  • Evolution of an Epidemic: A Timeline of the Vermont Opioid Crisis
  • Opioid Crisis
  • Evolution of an Epidemic: A Timeline of the Vermont Opioid Crisis

    Hundreds of Vermonters have died from opioid overdoses in the past quarter century. Eight thousand are currently in treatment for opioid-use disorder. Countless more live every day with the despair of this disease. How did we get here? No single event sparked Vermont’s current emergency, but its momentum was building for more than a decade before then-governor Peter Shumlin named it a “full-blown heroin crisis" in his State of the State address. From the invention of OxyContin to a single night last month when the University of Vermont Medical Center treated seven overdosing patients, our timeline tracks the epidemic in Vermont.
  • Tags: , , , , ,

Arts + Life

Food + Drink

Music

Movies

Life Lines

Social Club

Looking for blog posts?

Keep up with us Seven Days a week!

Sign up for our fun and informative
newsletters:

All content © 2019 Da Capo Publishing, Inc. 255 So. Champlain St. Ste. 5, Burlington, VT 05401
Website powered by Foundation