Elizabeth Brico Elizabeth Brico

    Elizabeth is a journalist from the Pacific Northwest. Her work has appeared in publications including Vox, Tonic/Vice, TalkPoverty, HealthyPlace and The Establishment. She has an MFA in Writing and Poetics from Naropa University. She also writes about trauma, addiction and recovery on her blog, Betty’s Battleground.

    If We Wrote About Caffeine Like We Do Other Drugs…

    Genelle Chaconas can’t go a day without caffeine. They consume the powerful stimulant in ...

    Our Irrational Cruelty to Pregnant or Parenting People Who Use Drugs

    Keri, now 35 and studying to become an addiction treatment counselor in Illinois, learned ...

    How Stigma Against Addiction Devastates Pain Patients

    First it was a hip replacement. Then it became complicated by a MRSA infection. ...

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