HEROIN

High Wire

The Mysterious Consequences of Repeatedly Overdosing on Opioids

Experts are concerned we'll see a rise in brain damage among people who survive multiple ODs in the age of fentanyl.
Maia Szalavitz
6.6.19
Photography

Photos of Life in a Barcelona Drug Squat

Photographer Sasha Asensio spent time in one of the dozens of 'narcopisos' in Barcelona.
VICE Staff
6.4.19
Drugs

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 criminalise.
Elizabeth Brico
5.16.19
HEROIN

This Is Exactly What Happens When You Overdose

Here's a step-by-step explainer.
Maggie May Ethridge
4.18.19
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
Drugs

This Is What Happened to the 'Trainspotting' Generation of Heroin Users

Why the drug disappeared, and how it appears to be making something of a comeback.
Max Daly
3.20.19
Drugs

Inside Football Hooliganism's Hidden Crack and Heroin Problem

Some old-school hoolies have quit fighting on the terraces to battle their hardcore addictions.
Nick Chester
2.25.19
Comics!

'Roy in Hollywood: Parts 15 and 16,' Today's Comic by Gilbert Hernandez

After overdosing on heroin and being brought back to life, Roy and his clown friend try to break his lady love out of jail.
Gilbert Hernandez
2.22.19
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
2.18.19
Brexit

How Brexit Will Shape Britain's Drug Supply

Will leaving the EU stop drugs making it into the UK? Well, no – and this is why.
Mike Power
2.11.19
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