heroin

21 Jan 2022

I Co-Signed a $1,200 Loan to Aid My Best Friend’s Heroin Addiction

Liz was the kind of girl who always needed a bailout. She’d been this way from the moment I met her in high school. There was always “something” she needed to be saved from. Sometimes, it wasn’t her fault but also she was the impulsive type who never learned. And why

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04 Jan 2022

Why I Relapsed On Heroin

TRIGGER WARNING It seemed like everything was crumbling around me. I was losing control of myself and there was nothing I could do to keep myself from spiraling. I felt like I was losing my mind. I had been beaten down to my breaking point. I couldn’t recognize the girl

Valeria Castaneda 0
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
03 Feb 2020

The Deep Historical Roots of America’s Opioid Crisis

by Xan Holbrook During the trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor, I happened to be at my mother’s house. We watched a news report that detailed the extent of Jackson’s pharmaceutical drug addiction. My mother, a proud NHS nurse of 40 years, shook her head in incredulity at the drugs Jackson’s

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29 Jan 2019

Opioid Epidemic at the Start of 2019: Where’s the Progress We Were Promised?

By Kate Harveston When tens of thousands of your fellow citizens die in one year from the same preventable cause, you rightly call it a ‘crisis’.  The National Safety Council found in 2017 that for the first time ever, Americans were more likely to die from opioid overdose than from a car accident. You

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06 Mar 2018

Deadly Form of Heroin is Killing Users in San Francisco

Posters reading ‘Deadly Street Drugs Alert!!’ have been hung in parks and along muni lines in San Francisco by the Haight Ashbury Legal Organization (H.A.L.O.).  The posters read: “Fentynal-lased heroin and meth are causing deaths and overdoses at this time in San Francisco (FEB 2018)  it has also been found in

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
12 Jan 2018

I live at the Corner of Needles and Diarrhea

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the SF Examiner.  I live at the corner of Needles and Diarrhea. OK, those aren’t the real names of the streets in my SoMa/Mission neighborhood, but if our thoroughfares were christened after the things most prevalent on them, there’d be a

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
26 Apr 2017

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Exploit the Nuclear Threat To Get Laid!

? GIRLS! / WOMEN! ? Is there a guy (or girl) you have on your mind who you love having sex with, but for whatever reason you just haven’t been lately? No matter what coast you live on (especially you LA vixens), USE THE NUCLEAR THREAT TO GET SOMEONE TO SLEEP

Lauryn Petrie - NYC Editor 0