'A Star Is Born' Examines Pop's Destructive Relationship with Drug Abuse
The film, starring Lady Gaga in her first feature role, is a harsh look at the realities of fame.
Musicians with Substance-Use Disorders Deserve Empathy Not Hysteria
The reaction to Demi Lovato's hospitalisation this week shows how much further we in the media, and the general public, still have to go.
If a Loved One Is Struggling With Drug Addiction, Is it Wrong to Cut Ties?
"I have one sibling. Except, at the moment, it feels more like I’m an only child. My younger brother isn’t my brother anymore."
Melbourne's Drug Rehab Waiting List Is So Long, People Are Moving to the NT
The shortage of publicly-funded rehab beds in Victoria is driving people to move interstate. But for people struggling with addiction, like Kane, it's not easy.
What It Was Like Growing Up with a Drug Addicted Mother
My mother was single, addicted to heroin, and – at least to me – the best mum in the world.
The Immortal Maradona: The Many Times That Diego Cheated Death
The soccer legend, who recently turned 57, has seemed on multiple occasions to have his days numbered—but he's always managed to stick around. Did someone say the hand of God?
Juan José Relmucao
Why Can't We All Take Modafinil?
The world's favorite smart drug is much safer than Adderall and a promising treatment for substance abuse and neurodegenerative disorders—so why can't we use it?
Friends and Family Fear Doc Gooden is a "Complete Junkie-Addict"
It sounds like Doc Gooden is in a bad way and his friends and family are worried about him.
We Talked to a Doctor Who Treats 'Cannabis Use Disorder'
The National Institute on Drug Abuse says nine percent of marijuana users will abuse it.
Depression, Isolation and Drug Addiction: When DJing Becomes a Mental Health Issue
From Avicii to Carl Cox, DJs are beginning to talk about the risks of the job.
Watch Macklemore and President Obama Speak About Drug Abuse
"If I hadn't gotten the help I needed when I needed it, I definitely wouldn't be here today."
How I Came to Terms with My Dad’s Lies, Charm and Heroin Habit
Meet filmmaker Phillip Wood, who turned his lens onto his father to patch up their broken relationship and understand substance abuse disorders.