DRUG ADDICTION

Essays

The Many Men Who Shaped My Life

Growing up, addicts and abusers were fixtures in my home. But then there was my father.
Marc Aucoin
5.1.19
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
Op-Ed

Musicians with Substance-Use Disorders Deserve Empathy Not Hysteria

The reaction to Demi Lovato's hospitalisation this week shows how much further we in the media, and the general public, still have to go.
El Hunt
7.26.18
XANXIETY

Teens Describe Kicking Their Xanax Habit

Young former addicts from across the UK relay their experiences of trying to get off counterfeit Xanax.
Hannah Ewens
3.22.18
Drugs

What It Was Like Growing Up with a Drug Addicted Mother

My mother was single, addicted to heroin, and – at least to me – the best mum in the world.
Adrian Goiginger
1.22.18
soccer

The Immortal Maradona: The Many Times That Diego Cheated Death

The soccer legend, who recently turned 57, has seemed on multiple occasions to have his days numbered—but he's always managed to stick around. Did someone say the hand of God?
Juan José Relmucao
11.8.17
safe injection site

Toronto gets its first supervised drug consumption sites — three of them

It's the 7th one to get approvals in Canada in a week
Rachel Browne
6.2.17
Opioid Crisis

Cop who fought drug trade charged after prescription opioids stolen from evidence

At least 30 drug cases are expected to be dropped in an Ontario municipality
Rachel Browne
5.29.17
crime

An Edmonton Mom Has Been Charged With Murder After Her Baby Died Of A Meth Overdose

The drug was ingested either orally or anally.
Manisha Krishnan
5.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Healthcare Appointee: Opiates Are Proof God Exists

John Fleming, a new Health and Human Services deputy, wrote a book that is pretty crazy!
Eve Peyser
3.23.17
MARIJUANA

Sean Spicer is wrong: Medical marijuana could help solve the opioid crisis

Keegan Hamilton
3.1.17
Drugs

Bowie, Elvis, and Lemmy: Which Famous Drug Diet Was the Worst?

BIG CAVEAT: None of these are good for you. But scientifically, which would do you most damage?
Hannah Ewens
1.26.17
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