Drug Abuse

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Opioid Overdose Deaths Go Up for New Moms after Childbirth. Here’s Why.

Following the shift in recovery focus to pregnancy and babies, states are recognizing that mothers have been cut out of the picture.
Cassandra Giraldo
9.11.19
Drugs

I Lost Myself to India's Chemsex Scene and Overdosed, but Survived to Tell the Story

In the chemsex scene, drug abuse is more than just a health hazard.
Sadam Hanjabam
7.8.19
Drugs

We Found Evidence of Cocaine Use in U.K. Government Buildings

Our coke swabs—which turn blue when they detect the drug—picked up traces of coke in four of the nine locations we tested.
Michael Segalov
6.27.19
Culture

Ariana Grande, Mac Miller, and Why We Blame Women for Male Substance Abuse

Blaming a woman for her partner's self-harm isn't just cruel, it's symptomatic of our culture's biggest problems.
Kara Weisenstein
9.19.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

The Abortion I Had While Trying to Stay Clean

“I wanted a child, but logic told me I must terminate. What if I could not stay off drugs?”
Hannah Brooks
9.7.18
Church

The Terrible Tales of a Lizard-Smoking, Blood-Drinking Satanic Cult in Aligarh

In a town with a reputation for religiousness, a group of Satan worshippers are among the faithful.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
6.11.18
Essays

Rethinking My Broken Relationship with My Troubled Dad, Now That He’s Dead

No matter how much I tried to be a good daughter, he will always be the man I was literally and figuratively running from.
Katie Tamola
5.15.18
Drugs

Why Drug Treatment Needs to Be Geared More Towards Women

While a third of global drug users are women and girls, only one in five drug treatment recipients is female.
VICE Staff
3.3.17
The Trump transition

The opioid crisis could get even worse if Trump repeals Obamacare

Keegan Hamilton
12.5.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Do Drugs in Your 40s

We spoke to some high-functioning drug users in their 40s about their vices and how drugs have affected their lives.
VICE Staff
5.18.16
Stuff

Boomtown Bust: How the Sputtering Oil and Gas Industry Is Destroying Men

Men are falling behind in one Canadian oil town, and not surprisingly, they aren't handling it well.
Jack Urwin
4.26.16
News

It's Not Easy to Get Prescription Meds When You're Homeless on Skid Row

For the mentally ill individuals who make up nearly one-third of LA's homeless population, receiving and keeping prescription medication can be a desperate struggle.
Celeste Alvarez
2.19.16
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