Getting Sober Means Learning to Feel Bad
Heroine is an escape, a relief, a safe space. Giving it up means facing all the fear, rage, and terror you’ve been running from.
The Tragic Story of How an Addiction Podcast Grew into a Recovery Community
After the overdose death of a ‘Dopey Podcast’ host, a founder shares the show’s unlikely path to popularity.
Who Am I Without Drugs? Imagining Life After Rehab
“My identity had become so entwined with heroin that I had normalized it. It was only occasionally, in a moment of clarity, that I realized just how abnormal being a heroin addict was.”
People with Addiction Are Running Out of Places to Finish Their Recovery
The lack of post-detox beds is a growing problem—one that increases the likelihood of relapse, overdose, and death.
Meet the Man Drug Users in Vancouver Call a ‘Secret Kind of Hero’
Hugh Lampkin walks the streets of the Downtown Eastside saving lives.
We Asked Experts How to Solve Canada’s Opioid Crisis
We spoke to everyone from a dark web expert to addiction doctors to find out how we can start fixing the worst drug safety crisis in Canadian history.
Scientists May Have Discovered a Buzzkill Button for Brains on Cocaine
Researchers from McGill University have found a way that one day could help addicts from relapsing.
Graves at Sea Return to Doom Us All with 'The Curse That Is'
Stream the Bay Area doom legends' insanely heavy, first-ever full-length right here.
This Is How One Pot Smoker Learned That Weed Plays a Mysterious Role in Psychosis
Researchers have long suggested that cannabis users who are predisposed to mental disorders are more likely to develop psychosis symptoms. Devan Fuentes found this out the hard way.
Billy Talent Drummer Aaron Solowonuik Takes Break Due to MS Relapse
Fellow Canadian and Alexisonfire's drummer Jordan Hastings will take over in the interim.
Recovering Addicts Talk About the Struggle to Avoid Relapsing During the Holidays
We spoke to three people in various stages and methods of recovery to talk about how they relapsed during Thanksgiving and Christmas, and how they plan to make it through this year.