Prescription Painkiller Abuse in Small-Town Colorado

When a private pain clinic, High Country Medical, opened in downtown Craig, Colorado, it sparked an opioid addiction crisis that has yet to end.

Josh Flaharty uses a syringe to inject Adderall, for which he has a prescription. While the medication comes in pills, "slamming" it produces a more immediate effect.
Photo by Paige Blankenbuehler