Barry Gold

Wilmington, Delaware Mar 8, 2024 ( – “We’re Overdosed,” a groundbreaking book by scientist Barry I. Gold, is making waves as it explores the history of opium, the evolution of opioids, and the global pharmaceutical industry. This masterpiece delves into the origins of opium, tracing the development of morphine and the subsequent synthesis of opioids that shaped the pharmaceutical landscape globally. Barry I. Gold, drawing from his scientific background, provides unique insights into the challenges of controlling prescription opioids through Federal legislation, offering a perspective crucial to addressing the opioid crisis.

In the wake of a tragic epidemic marked by overdose deaths, predominantly from illicit sources, the book poses a critical question: How can the U.S. take a leading role in eradicating the world trade of illicit drugs? Barry I. Gold’s exploration extends beyond the historical context to consider the future, examining how new treatments offer hope in addressing addiction.

“This book is a comprehensive journey through the history of opium and the impact of opioids on our world. It’s not just an exploration of the past; it’s a call to action for the present and a hopeful look into the future of addiction treatment,” says Barry I. Gold, the author of “We’re Overdosed.”

The book stands as a beacon for those seeking a deeper understanding of the opioid epidemic, shedding light on the complex interplay between history, pharmaceutical development, and the urgent need for solutions. With featured appearances on prominent platforms like America Tonight Radio, Spotlight TV, and Books of the Month, “We’re Overdosed” is gaining recognition as a must-read for those invested in addressing the critical issues surrounding opioids.



“We’re Overdosed” is now available on Amazon and other leading online retailers. Don’t miss the opportunity to engage with this enlightening exploration of the opioid crisis, its roots, and the potential paths forward.

ISBN-10 : 1956452206

ISBN-13 : 978-1956452204

Book Title: We’re Overdosed

Author: Barry I. Gold

Publisher: Central Park South Publishing

Represented by: Great Writers Media

Publication Date: November 1, 2022

About the Author:

Barry I. Gold, a retired pharmacologist, commenced his career as a medical school educator, reaching the pinnacle of his profession when he led drug development teams for a German pharmaceutical company, necessitating his frequent presence in Europe.

His diverse writing has been featured in publications such as Woman’s Day, History Magazine,,, and the book Short Story Contest Winners by Warren Adler.

A University of Cincinnati graduate with a B.S. in zoology, Barry I. Gold went on to earn his Ph.D. in pharmacology from Boston University, followed by a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Yale University’s medical school.

With two adult children from his first marriage and as a single parent to a thirteen-year-old from his second marriage, Barry resides in northern New Jersey. His passions extend beyond pharmacology to include the art of baking bread and woodworking.


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