addiction

Stuff

The Disturbing Relationship Between Addiction and ADHD

According to research, about 25 percent of adults who are treated for alcohol and substance abuse also have ADHD.
Leah Sottile
10.22.15
News

The Disturbing Relationship Between Addiction and ADHD

According to research, about 25 percent of adults who are treated for alcohol and substance abuse also have ADHD.
Leah Sottile
10.22.15
Drugs

Can Addicts Finally Force the War on Drugs to End?

After decades of false starts, a legit political movement aimed at addressing addiction as a public health problem and led by those who are most affected by it may finally be taking shape.
Maia Szalavitz
9.29.15
Gaming

Inside the South Korean Rehab Clinic that Treats Gaming Addicts With a German Sci-Fi Novel

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.
John Power
9.23.15
Gaming

How Computer Games Helped Me Recover from My Heroin Addiction

The author of 'White Out' and the new memoir 'Gamelife' on how his computer-game habit changed his life for the better.
Michael W. Clune
9.15.15
Chemsex Week

Meeting the Drug-Addicted Male Escorts Pressured to Take Mephedrone and GHB at Chemsex Parties

We talked to some British male escorts about the popularity of GHB, mephedrone and crystal meth at gay sex parties, and how they're expected to take these drugs as part of their jobs.
Chris Godfrey
8.18.15
tech

There Is Now a Brain Implant that Can Control Emotions Wirelessly

But can human beings be trusted to be in complete control over their emotional reality?
Josiah M. Hesse
8.17.15
Stuff

This Liverpool Man Has Lived a Life You Would Not Believe

A lost fortune, an attempted murder and the reformation of a maniac. Meet Stephen Gerard-Hayden.
Joel Golby
8.11.15
VICE INTL

Thailand's Meth Epidemic and Vomit Rehab

VICE Japan investigates 'yaba', the methamphetamine-based drug sweeping Thailand, and the unique rehab programme to cure addicts through daily group vomiting sessions.
VICE Staff
8.6.15
Drugs

How What You Believe Affects What You're Like When You're High

For decades, connoisseurs of psychedelics have said that "set and setting"—your state of mind and your environment—influence how you experience drugs. And they're right.
Maia Szalavitz
8.5.15
Stuff

The Canadian City Fighting Back Against Its Deadly Fentanyl Problem

A disturbing number of people in Sarnia, Ontario, are abusing a powerful painkiller that is 100 times stronger than morphine or 40 times stronger than heroin
Colin Graf
7.30.15
Narcomania

I Went to Watch Former Drug Addicts Give a Reality Check to London Schoolkids

British schoolkids take more cocaine than any others in Europe. I watched former addicts from the Amy Winehouse Foundation talk to children who are desperate for good advice.
Max Daly
7.23.15
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