Sam Quinones, author of the book Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic, writes for the New York Times on how walls can stop people, but do not stop drugs.
ETS News and Media Coverage
Recent national and local media coverage of Evergreen Treatment Services and our REACH team.
Seattle and King County move towards creating nation’s first safe drug sites to combat the opioid crisis based on the Herion and Prescription Opiate Addiction Task Force’s recommendation.
King County Board of Health unanimously voted to support the task force on heroin’s recommendation of opening safe drug consumption sites.
The New York Times covers LEAD’s harm reduction approach toward people, like Roland Vasquez, who are caught in the cycle of incarceration. Vasquez describes his struggle with substance use and LEAD’s role in keeping him in treatment and rebuilding his life and relationships.
This special radio documentary covers life in “the Jungle” – a homeless encampment under Seattle’s I-5 freeway.
MTV teams up with multi-platinum artist Macklemore to go inside America’s opioid epidemic, meeting those living with addiction and heading to Washington DC for an exclusive talk with President Obama on this important issue. Watch now!
We are opening a new clinic in South King County. Listen to Executive Director, Molly Carney discuss the need for treatment in this area with Emily Fox.
PBS Frontline’s documentary “Chasing Heroin” covers the heroin epidemic in Western Washington and the various efforts to treat and manage this public health crisis.
Northwest Now, a production of KBTC Tacoma interviews Molly Carney, ETS executive director, Caleb Banta-Green of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute at the UW, and former TV journalist Penny LeGate who tragically lost her daughter to heroin overdose.