There are treatments that work, but rehab facilities don’t have to use them. One family learned that the hard way.
German LopezI have a new story on the US rehab industry today. This family spent a decade and $200,000 — and only toward the end did they find helpful treatment. It's a testament to this system not working well for many.
Read the full story: vox.com/policy-and-pol….
Here’s a thread.
German LopezMy big story this week: A lost decade and $200,000: one dad’s crusade to save his daughters from addiction.
Vox is investigating addiction treatment in America. Here’s our first story.
German LopezOver the next year or so, I want to take a serious look at what we call addiction treatment in America. Here’s the first of a series of stories.
German LopezI have a new project out today on the cost of addiction treatment in the US. It's the most difficult thing I’ve worked on. But it's important; this system is supposed to save us from the opioid crisis, and it's not.
The first story: vox.com/policy-and-pol….
And here's a thread.
A union isn’t just right for Vox Media, but for everyone.
German LopezA couple years ago, as Vox Media was unionizing, I came out against the union on Twitter. I was totally wrong. Unions are great — not just for Vox, but for everyone.
German LopezI put up a piece today about why I went from skeptical of unions to very supportive of them. You should read it: vox.com/policy-and-pol….
But I wanted to do a thread on the seven big reasons I changed my mind.
German LopezMy big article this week: I was skeptical of unions. Then I joined one.