rehab

Culture

The Hype for Lindsay Lohan's Reality Show Proves We're All Garbage People

This is all our fault.
Kara Weisenstein
12.6.18
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
11.15.18
DOPESICK NATION

I Use My Own Rehab Stories to Help People Get Treatment for Opioid Addiction

It's a struggle to balance your own sobriety with a high-stress, triggering job in the opioid treatment industry.
Sarah Bellman
11.9.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Getting Sober Means Learning to Feel Bad

Heroine is an escape, a relief, a safe space. Giving it up means facing all the fear, rage, and terror you’ve been running from.
Hannah Brooks
10.12.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Who Am I Without Drugs? Imagining Life After Rehab

“My identity had become so entwined with heroin that I had normalised it. It was only occasionally, in a moment of clarity, that I realised just how abnormal being a heroin addict was.”
Hannah Brooks
9.24.18
Essays

All the Ways I Failed at Rehab, and What Finally Worked

Relapse is part of recovery, and did I ever learn that the hard way.
Emily J. Sullivan
9.18.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Welcome to Rehab

“I am tired of the putrid stench of sweat and the overwhelming compulsion to use, use, use because if I don’t, I will die.”
Hannah Brooks
8.3.18
High Wire

Labeling People Video Game 'Addicts' Could Be a Massive Mistake

If the cure looks anything like "solutions" to drug addiction, this could get ugly.
Maia Szalavitz
7.23.18
Drugs

Confessions of an Addict

In this new series, writer Hannah Brooks reflects on addiction, recovery and relapse.
Hannah Brooks
7.20.18
Drugs

The Former Home of Heroin Has Become a Luxury Rehab Hub

Chiang Mai used to be at the centre of the Golden Triangle; now, it's full of facilities offering £8,000 rehab packages.
Robyn Wilson
7.18.18
Drugs

What Happened When a Writer Who Idolized Drunk Authors Got Sober

In her new book 'The Recovering,' Leslie Jamison explores the roots of her own struggle with alcohol addiction and her concerns about quitting.
Maia Szalavitz
4.5.18
Drugs

On Scenic BC Farm, Addiction Recovery Program Faces Eviction

Residents of Vancouver Island’s Woodwynn Farms say recent “no occupancy” orders have put their recovery at risk.
Tyler Hooper
2.13.18
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