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Addiction, denial, despair — and joy — mark one woman’s thought experiment, aided by soft-hearted “guides”

In "Soft Hearted Stories," author Jenny Forrester views her world through a kaleidoscopic lens of prose and poetry

Book Excerpts

Opinion: It’s time for our federal and state lawmakers to get serious about fentanyl

U.S. Attorney Jason R. Dunn says a new Colorado law sends the wrong message to drug traffickers and to victims and families

Opinion Columns

Colorado could soon get a lot of money from opioid settlements. But where should those dollars go?

In a new Colorado Health Institute survey, experts weighed between spending money on treatment, prevention and other priorities

Health

A new Colorado law makes possessing 13,000 fatal fentanyl doses a misdemeanor. Prosecutors are worried.

Colorado lawmakers this year passed a bill to reduce incarceration by making possession of 4 grams or less of most drugs a misdemeanor instead of a felony

Crime and Courts

Colorado emergency rooms are trying something new to stem the opioid crisis: addiction treatment

An increasing number of Denver-area hospitals are offering patients medication in the emergency room to treat their dependencies in the hopes of nudging them into long-term care

Health

Carman: The addicts in our families deserve justice for the corporate kingpins

Opinion Columns

How exercise is helping extreme athletes and others in Colorado battle addiction

"It's a community that welcomes you with open arms"

Coloradans

Austin Eubanks, Columbine school shooting survivor who became advocate for fighting addiction, found dead

Austin Eubanks was shot in the hand and knee in the Columbine attack that killed 12 classmates and a teacher

Coloradans

Cordillera resort to reopen as tony drug-treatment facility for “seriously underserved population” — the wealthy

After five lawsuits and lots of controversy, the upscale rehab center is first of its kind in Colorado, but there are thousands in California leading state to draft a raft of regulations

Health