overdose

Health

This Is Exactly What Happens When You Overdose

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

The New Report on Kratom Overdoses Is Scary But Kind of Misleading

Almost all of those who tested positive for kratom also tested positive for other substances.
Jesse Hicks
4.15.19
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
addiction

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

And then finally stop.
Elizabeth Brico
1.31.19
Australia Today

A ‘Drug Overdose’ at Beyond The Valley Was Probably a Snake Bite

It's been revealed that 20-year-old Callum Edwards, who died of a suspected drug overdose last week, had tiger snake venom in his system.
Gavin Butler
1.10.19
Drugs

The Lesser-Known Date Rape Drug Is Making a Comeback

Most use of this highly potent drug is actually intentional.
Joseph Palamar
1.6.19
Drugs

What It's Like to Run the Biggest Drug Encyclopedia in the World

Kenan Sulayman's website PsychonautWiki is an online resource for information on more than 300 hallucinogens.
Eric van den Berg
11.13.18
Drugs

Here's Fresh Evidence the Drug War Is a 'Horrific Failure'

"The international drug control system promised a world free of drugs, but has delivered the exact opposite."
Max Daly
10.23.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Getting Sober Means Learning to Feel Bad

Heroine is an escape, a relief, a safe space. Giving it up means facing all the fear, rage, and terror you’ve been running from.
Hannah Brooks
10.12.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Who Am I Without Drugs? Imagining Life After Rehab

“My identity had become so entwined with heroin that I had normalised it. It was only occasionally, in a moment of clarity, that I realised just how abnormal being a heroin addict was.”
Hannah Brooks
9.24.18
Australia Today

Fatal Overdoses in Victoria Have Reached a 17-Year High

The state has seen 952 heroin-related overdoses since 2012.
Mahmood Fazal
8.9.18
High Wire

The Mystery of the Terrifying Xanax Resurgence in America

Pharmaceutical marketing is often said to be a key cause of the opioid crisis. That doesn't explain the deadly rise of benzos.
Maia Szalavitz
3.29.18
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