Nia Norris is a journalist in Chicago Illinois. The main topics that she covers are drug policy, harm reduction, and social justice.
Like other people with substance use disorders, the pandemic has tested me. On the other side of my relapse, however, I found an identity I’d been looking for.
Incarcerating people for drug misuse doesn’t prevent overdoses or deaths, but it does keep families apart and people with substance use disorder from getting treatment.