The venerated charity is one of the largest providers of drug rehab in the United States. Now former participants are demanding wages for uncompensated “work therapy” at thrift stores.
At a Cenikor drug rehab in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, residents were given two days to find a place to live. Some became homeless.
WBEZ reporters show how heroin moves from Juarez, Mexico, to Chicago and into the Midwest; reports from inside “The Box” from teens in solitary confinement; and an update on our examination of prescription drug abuse in the VA.
An exclusive story about the volume and impact stemming from the VA’s overprescription of opiates to addicted veterans; the attorney behind many of the worst for-profit charities; bodycams for cops; and how one reporter helped one man prove his brother had been abused at a state mental facility.