Susan Zalkind

Susan Zalkind is an independent journalist based in Boston.

How Rhode Island Is Using NaloxBox to Treat Overdoses Like Heart Attacks

Designers hope the overdose treatment will soon be as ubiquitous as fire extinguishers or defibrillators.

Gwendel Wilson

The Infrastructure of the Opioid Epidemic

On Boston’s “Methadone Mile,” the city’s opioid users cluster around a few-block-stretch, where they find some support, and a sweeping range of treatment services. They are also out of sight of the rest of the city.