High Wire

Just Because You Can't Stop Taking Antidepressants Doesn't Mean You're Addicted

We often talk about depending on antidepressants like it's the same thing as being addicted to drugs like coke. Here's why that's wrong.
Maia Szalavitz

Weed Withdrawal Is a Real Thing and It's Hell

If you're using weed for medicinal reasons, it cam wreak havoc on your mental or physical health.
David Hillier
so sad today

I Still Hate Self-Love: Advice from So Sad Today

I hate the expression "self-love," but I've come to understand my own version of it, and that I've maybe been doing some form of it all along.
So Sad Today
so sad today

I Grew as a Person and It Sucks

It was not for moral reasons that I finally quit engaging in casual sex, sexting, and the cultivation of crushes and romantic obsessions. But, for me, the pain of disappointment and chemical withdrawal eventually became so fierce that I had to quit the...
So Sad Today
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Spada Synthesizes Addicting Piáno House out of Max Frost's "Withdrawal"

Atlantic Records releases 'Withdrawal Remixes' tomorrow.
Alexander Iadarola

We Asked an Expert What Will Happen in Syria After the Russian 'Withdrawal'

Vladimir Putin's surprise announcement is just the latest development in a long game of geopolitical chess.
Brian McManus
Britain at Night

The Founder of a 'Club Drug Clinic' on the Dangers of the Stuff You Put Into Your Body Every Weekend

A couple of years ago, we spoke with the founder of London's Club Drug Clinic. We checked in again recently and found out he's got all sorts of new issues to contend with.
Joe Bish

The Withdrawal I Experienced After Quitting Cymbalta Was Worse Than My Depression

I was prescribed Cymbalta at age 17. Years later, when I tried to get off the drug, the withdrawal I experienced was excruciating.
James Evans
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Rick Perry Just Withdrew from the Presidential Race

He threw shade at Trump on the way out the door.
Mike Pearl
VICE vs Video games

Bittersweet Victory: On the Void Left Behind When Your Favorite Game Is Completed

The final boss was defeated, but this wasn't victory I felt. I wasn't happy. I was gutted, and had a new gap in my life.
Scott Craig White

What It's Like to Grow Up with an Alcoholic Mom

It's an embarrassing, never-ending story that makes me feel like a cliché.
Marianna Luisa Bukowska

Valium Can Be Harder to Withdraw from Than Heroin

Benzos might soften the blow of the odd comedown, but trust me: The more you rely on it, the more powerful it becomes.
Felicity Jones