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Chelsea Carmona

Chelsea Carmona

Chelsea Carmona's op-eds, essays, and investigative stories have appeared in a wide range of print and online publications, including Time, The Washington Post, The Guardian, Al Jazeera English, The Christian Science Monitor, The Huffington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Pacific Standard Magazine. Chelsea is working on a book about the unique experience of female drug addicts. She serves as The OpEd Project’s Program Manager, running ambitious training and mentoring programs with top scholars and activists all over the nation. Twitter: @CarmonaChelsea

 


 

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Pregnant Women and Drug Use: Media Reinforces Stigma and Stereotypes

Pregnant Women and Drug Use: Media Reinforces Stigma and Stereotypes

February 10, 2016

Sensationalist news coverage of pregnant women’s use of opioids is fueling calls for more punitive drug policies and an erosion of reproductive rights. More »

Changing the Conversation on Women and Addiction

Changing the Conversation on Women and Addiction

October 15, 2014

The author considers the legacy of a groundbreaking health care reformer and looks at what still needs to be done to reduce stigma and improve care for women dealing with addiction. More »