Part of the Reflections On An Age of Anxiety Series. The Needle And The Damage Done / Discordia is a Digital Collage which aches with the pain of a growing epidemic in Opioid related addiction and overdose. Like Morphine and Heroin, Oxycodone and Fentanyl are Powerful synthetic derivatives of the Poppy plant. Although Oxycodone is legally available by prescription and originally intended for pain management, it is highly addictive and is resulting in daily overdose deaths in Canada and America. As the danger has become clearer and regulations have tightened on the prescription of Oxycodone; Individuals already caught in a cycle of addiction are turning to both Heroin and Fentanyl, Oxycodone's more potent, more addictive and more lethal cousin to fill the void. Its Time to toss that presciption pad in the bin.