substance abuse

Getting Out of Bed

Running Away From Drinking Myself to Death

On grief, morning runs, and not getting drunk to late-night news broadcasts alone anymore.
Robyn Kanner
1.10.19
Culture

Lindsay Lohan's Reality Show Is Bad, But Not Fun Bad

I'm sorry.
Kara Weisenstein
1.10.19
Drugs

What It's Like Being a Problematic Drug User at Christmas

"My family had no idea: I drink a lot of Diet Coke and they just thought I was hyper or, when I was coming down, they thought I was just having a depressive moment."
David Hillier
12.27.18
Drugs

Inside the Rehab Swapping Drug Addiction for Extreme Exercise

If you believe that you'll always be an addict, is your best option to swap one dependancy for another?
Yasmin Noone
12.18.18
Essays

'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.
Sarah MacDonald
9.11.18
brains

Scientists Dosed an Artificial Brain With Meth

Organ Chip models enable researchers to directly observe physiological processes and responses.
Becky Ferreira
8.21.18
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
7.25.18
Noisey News

Musicians Are Poorer and More Abused Than Regular People, Survey Says

A new report sheds stark light on income, discrimination, harassment, mental health, and other challenges facing musicians in the US.
Andrea Domanick
6.27.18
VICE TONIC

The Culture of Alcoholics Anonymous Perpetuates Sexual Abuse

Women are encouraged to “look for their part” in what's happened to them.
Elizabeth Brown
11.13.17
nangs

Meet the People Doing Far More Nangs Than You

Three nang addicts tell us about their cooked brains and failing memories.
Sam Nichols
9.4.17
Books

Let's Talk About How Women Experience Drug Addiction Differently

"Woman of Substances" is a new book exploring how women are susceptible to self-destruction in ways men aren't.
Katherine Gillespie
6.7.17
LGBTQ

What I Learned from My First 36 Days in Crystal Meth Anonymous

On meth, all my craziest sexual fantasies came true. But realizing I have an addiction meant realizing that my life will never be the same again.
Alexander Cheves
12.28.16
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