Youth transportation services are essentially for-hire kidnappers who take "at-risk" youth from their homes to behavioral programs, per the instructions of their parents.
Canadians are waiting months to get into government treatment centers, new data shows.
On an all new episode of Weediquette, Krishna visits a detox facility in rural Maine to meet the former addicts helping current addicts get clean with weed.
For the past decade, Puerto Rican officials have sent nearly 800 heroin users to the mainland United States to get treatment. Many of them end up in Chicago, still using drugs and living on the streets.
The late singer was scheduled to meet with the doc the day after he was found dead, according to a local paper.
British Columbia prisoners are taking their jailers to court to fight for access to methadone and Suboxone.
Why make precious Christmas memories when you can watch a documentary about an Albanian tattoo artist who works out of an abandoned bunker?
Alcohol abuse has been a problem in the military for centuries. Tom Harrison House in Liverpool says it's the only charity running a residential rehab program exclusively for veterans with addiction problems.
Marc Lewis, a former drug addict and current neuroscientist, says the medical model of treating addiction needs to be challenged.
According to research, about 25 percent of adults who are treated for alcohol and substance abuse also have ADHD.
In a country where 14 percent of teens are addicted to electronic media, an emerging rehab industry is finding new ways to reintroduce people to the real world.
VICE Japan investigates 'yaba,' the methamphetamine-based drug sweeping Thailand, and the unique rehab program to cure addicts through daily group vomiting sessions.
Tham Krabok, Thailand's monastic equivalent to the Betty Ford Clinic, helps people overcome their addictions by living like monks and drinking a "cleansing" brown liquid that makes them vomit excessively each day.
A Pittsburg woman is claiming her former employer fired her because she went to rehab, and she might have a case.
Ex-soviet soldier turned self-proclaimed savior, "Crocodile Gennadiy," is the subject of a new documentary. We talked to its director, Steve Hoover.
Could weed really help you kick a meth habit, or is it just a matter of replacing one vice with another?
We get a crash course from a professional gaming commentator, take a trip to gaming rehab, and try on character costumes at the HQ of South Korea's best cosplay team.
It's an embarrassing, never-ending story that makes me feel like a cliché.
Many swear by the addiction-ridding powers of the controversial psychotropic plant, but it remains banned in Australia.
There are more than 300 spa towns in Germany, each boasting a number of illustrious rehabilitation and spa centers that attract people, as well as their pets, from all over the world.
Experts estimate that more than 3 million Americans between the ages of eight and 18 could be suffering from video game dependency, and in many cases this addiction can consume their entire lives.
"The pioneers of drug use were looking for a particular experience, and they found it after a journey. Now you just get the destination and miss the journey."
VICE editor Wilbert L. Cooper traveled to Southern California, the region with the highest concentration of high-end rehab clinics, to explore the peculiar and troubling side of the "for-profit" addiction-treatment industry.
Ted Jacques enrolled his son, Brandon, in what he thought was the "best treatment center money could buy": A Sober Way Home in Prescott, Arizona. Two months later, Brandon was dead.