addiction

psychedelics

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."
Jesse Noakes
3 days ago
News

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.
Roisin Lanigan
3 days ago
Sobriety Check

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Drinking

Here's how a substantial phase of sobriety could affect your immune system, sleep, and even your skin.
Grant Stoddard
1.10.19
lifestyle

We All Know Social Media Can Seriously Harm Your Mental Health, So What Now?

Despite the detrimental effects of social media, we’re still completely hooked. Refinery29 Editor at Large Sarah Raphael shares her tips on how to use it safely.
Sarah Raphael
1.3.19
Drugs

These Drugs Help People Quit Drinking

For some, 12 steps are 11 too many.
Emily Cassel
1.1.19
lifestyle

I Was Suicidal and Addicted to Drugs Before I Found Yoga

"If you had told me five years ago that I would fall in love with yoga, I would have flipped you off. But here I am."
Danni Pomplun
12.30.18
News

What Researchers Learned from the Brain of a 27-Year-Old with Amnesia

It's possible to have knowledge, without remembering.
Shayla Love
12.28.18
Drugs

Inside the Rehab Swapping Drug Addiction for Extreme Exercise

If you believe that you'll always be an addict, is your best option to swap one dependancy for another?
Yasmin Noone
12.19.18
lifestyle

What an Addiction Doctor Wants You to Know About Treating Addiction

Some advice on how best to support your loved ones.
Shayla Love
12.10.18
mental health

New Zealand's 'Once-in-a-Generation' Chance to Fix Its Mental Health Services

The Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry's long-awaited report was released today. Here’s what you need to know.
Zoe Madden-Smith
12.5.18
addiction

What It's Like to Detox in Jail

The small, communal toilet was in the corner of the pod, enclosed by a short stall that did nothing to keep the smell of diarrhea, vomit, and blood from overtaking the unit.
Elizabeth Brico
11.22.18
addiction

Study Says Students Would Rather Go Without Food than Without Their Phones

Research into smartphone addiction is still in its preliminary stages, but folks: It's looking bleak.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.19.18
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