Pill Head

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  • Edition: Reprint
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  • Copyright: 7/13/2010
  • Publisher: Hachette Books
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Joshua Lyon was no stranger to substance abuse. By the time he was seventeen, he had already found sanctuary in pot, cocaine, and Ecstasy-just to name a few. Ten years later, while on assignment for Jane magazine, he found himself with a bottle of Vicodin and a decision: dispose of the bottle or give in to his curiosity. He chose the latter and found his perfect drug.

Author Biography

Joshua Lyon is a journalist who has worked for several major publications, including Interview. Cond Nast Traveler V Life and Jane. Joshua lives in New York City. This is his first book.

Table of Contents

Prologuep. xiii
The How, the Why, and Let's Get Highp. 1
ôI Want Total Sensory Deprivation and Backup Drugsöp. 13
ôI Meant for You to Take One or Two-Not the Whole Thing!öp. 25
ôI Couldn't Imagine Ever Not Doing Themöp. 43
ôDepression Hurtsöp. 53
ôRemember Valley of the Dolls?öp. 63
ôIt Was the Worst Week of My Lifeöp. 73
ôAre We Being Irresponsible?öp. 83
Heather Hits Rehabp. 109
Fight or Flightp. 123
How to Destroy a Doctorp. 133
Jared's Turnp. 143
Hunting and Shutting Downp. 149
Horror Hospitalp. 177
ôAll of This Foam Came Out of My Son's Mouthöp. 187
Escape to (and in) the Midwestp. 199
Harm Reduction and the Future of Painkiller Abusep. 213
ôBoredom Is Godöp. 221
One Year Laterp. 231
Onwardp. 241
Epiloguep. 262
Sourcesp. 265
Resourcesp. 269
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