Teenager in Hyderabad Suffers a Stroke After Playing Too Much PUBG
The 19-year old’s gaming addiction caused a brain blood clot, acute weight loss and dehydration that landed him in the hospital.
I Thought Running Was a Release. It Was Really an Addiction
For a long time, my doctors saw only a healthy person who exercised. But I had to learn to be honest with myself about how running was running my life.
I Hadn't Seen My Addict Father in Years—Then I Ran Into Him on the Street
I spotted my dad hanging out in a sketchy alley in my hometown. He didn't even recognize me when I introduced myself.
Researchers Find a Promising Treatment for Video Game Addiction
It's about rewiring the gamer's relationship to video games, not abstinence.
Heroin Overdose Parties Are a Dehumanising Myth
“Narcan parties” are just another part of the narrative that vilifies people who use the drugs our nation has chosen to criminalize.
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin
Making Peace with the Heroin Addict I Used to Be
Getting off heroin is one thing, facing the consequences and damage of the years you spent on drugs is another.
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South Korea Trials Lazers on Road Crossings to Distract People From Their Phones
The country has one of the highest rates of pedestrian fatalities in the developed world.
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Drug Dealers on Facebook Are Targeting People With Addiction
I posed as a potential customer and experienced the most aggressive marketing tactics.
This Is What it's Like to Overdose on Heroin Nine Times
And then finally stop.
Photographer Ronny Sen on Brown Sugar Addicts in Kolkata
"Addiction is complicated, and there’s a limited understanding of what recovery entails."
What One Man Learned When He Treated His Autism Symptoms With Shrooms
"That trip was like an '80s movie starring me. I saw what my life could be like, without computers and all that rubbish. It gave me the most hope I've ever known."
Excessive Social Media Use Is Like Drug Addiction, Says New Study
Scrolling through Instagram for hours could have a worse effect on your brain than you might think.