HEROIN

Drugs

This Is Exactly What Happens When You Overdose

Here's a step-by-step explainer.
Maggie May Ethridge
4 days ago
Drugs

Watch Our New Film About Barcelona's Drug Squats

Gangs are taking over flats in the city, making life a nightmare for their neighbours.
VICE Staff
4.1.19
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.
Hannah Brooks
3.27.19
addiction

This Is What it's Like to Overdose on Heroin Nine Times

And then finally stop.
Elizabeth Brico
3.3.19
Australia Today

Australians Take $9 Billion Worth of Drugs a Year, According to Poo Samples

The latest wastewater results reveal the true extent of Australia's passion for getting high.
Gavin Butler
2.20.19
Cartel Chronicles

In El Chapo's Mexico, Fentanyl is the New Boom Drug

Despite the drug lord's take down, the narco-trade in Sinaloa is thriving as producers shift from heroin to deadly opioids.
Deborah Bonello
2.19.19
addiction

Photographer Ronny Sen on Brown Sugar Addicts in Kolkata

"Addiction is complicated, and there’s a limited understanding of what recovery entails."
Ronny Sen
2.4.19
Photo

Inside Myanmar's Surprisingly Harsh Heroin Rehab Centers

One person per household uses heroin in Myanmar's most northernly region, and a coalition of religious types have banded together to tackle the problem.
David Shaw
1.26.19
News

Inside Mong La, the Myanmar Town Where You Can Buy Drugs, Sex, and Endangered Animals

Mong La is a 5,000-square-kilometer fiefdom in the Golden Triangle that is infamous for the flagrancy of its sin-based industries like prostitution, gambling, and the selling of endangered animals.
Paul Vrieze
1.14.19
video

The Men Who Catch Your Lobsters Are Self-Medicating with Heroin

The physical demands of the job and a lack of resources combine to create one deeply wrong situation.
Lydia Randall
12.26.18
Drugs

Teens are Vaping More Than Ever. But They're Using Other Drugs Way Less

Of high school seniors, 37.3 percent reported that they had vaped in the last year — a near 10 percent jump from last year’s survey by the US National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Rex Santus
12.18.18
lifestyle

Life After Heroin Is Beautiful and Boring

One of the hardest lessons around being sober is learning to appreciate the ordinary, the mundane, the normal.
Hannah Brooks
11.16.18
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