What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

No One Wants You to Fall in Love After Rehab

You’re too fragile. Intimacy is a trigger. It’s simply switching addictions from a drug to a person. So when you do meet someone, how do you know your feelings won’t doom you both?
Hannah Brooks
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

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
Noisey News

Report: Demi Lovato Hospitalised After Alleged Heroin Overdose (UPDATED)

The pop star revealed she relapsed from six years of sobriety in a song, "Sober," released last month.
Kristin Corry
New music

Lorde's Back with Post-Sesh Reflections on "Sober"

Hear what's probably her last new song before her album release next Friday 16 June.
Lauren O'Neill

How to Not Be an Asshole if You’re Doing Dryuary

Quitting booze for one month a year doesn’t make you a hero.
Joel Balsam
festivals 2016

Sober, Safe, and Focused: Meet the Teenagers of Reading 2016

“I’m not drinking and I don’t do any drugs. I don’t like the idea of never being able to have fun without the help of a substance when I’m older.”
Angus Harrison
we saw this

7,665 Days: This Is What It's Like to See Tool Live Again After 21 Years in Prison

Tool's music stuck with me, even though I was hardly able to listen to it for decades.
Seth Ferranti

How Australia Can Deal with the Fallout from Our Drunk Accent

Why improve ourselves when we could drag the rest of the world down with us?
Lee Zachariah
Festival Season!

I Went to a Music Festival Sober (and This Is What I Learned)

Abstaining from drugs and alcohol at a music festival was never my norm, but I am all the better for having done it.
Reisa Shanaman

Hanging Out at New York's Sex-Free, Alcohol-Free Bear Den

There's no sex or booze in the New York Bear Den, just plenty of red velvet cake and outgoing gay men.
Eric Shorey
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Childish Gambino Harass a Crush with Dance Moves in the Video for "Sober"

From tentacle porn to Coyote Ugly impressions, Donald Glover's videos just get weirder and weirder.
Slava Pastuk

Talking to Teens Before and After Schoolies

We interviewed five teenagers before and after schoolies to compare their expectations with reality. Historically this has been a story of unchecked impulses and reckless behaviour. How things have changed.
Julian Morgans