For more than a decade, Karen has been researching and writing about drug trafficking, drug abuse, addiction and recovery. She has also studied and written about policy issues related to drug treatment.

Karen in Opioids
January 7, 2018

Arizona Staggers Under Increasing Burden of Opioid Overdose Deaths

Reports coming out of Arizona health agencies and news services reveal how the opioid addiction and overdose problem is escalating in the state, resulting in staggering losses. .


Karen in Pharmaceutical companies
December 22, 2017

Clark County Commissioners Add Their Big Pharma Lawsuit to More than 100 Others

States, counties, cities and even hospitals have filed more than 100 lawsuits against major pharmaceutical corporations to obtain justice for the millions who have become addicted to painkillers. Now, Clark County joins the movement.


Karen in Methamphetamine
November 21, 2017

Nevada Gears Up to Fight Opioids—But Methamphetamine is Killing More Nevadans

Nevada is preparing to fight opioid abuse but maybe it should be focusing on methamphetamine problems instead.


Karen in Opioids
November 8, 2017

How Nevada is Fighting their Opioid Crisis

Nevadans are receiving far more prescriptions for addictive opioids then other U.S. States. This abundance is driving up the terrible effects of addiction.