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

The Tragic Story of How an Addiction Podcast Grew into a Recovery Community

After the overdose death of a ‘Dopey Podcast’ host, a founder shares the show’s unlikely path to popularity.
Emily J. Sullivan
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
Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis

Meet the Man Drug Users in Vancouver Call a ‘Secret Kind of Hero’

Hugh Lampkin walks the streets of the Downtown Eastside saving lives.
Natalie Alcoba
Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis

We Asked Experts How to Solve Canada’s Opioid Crisis

We spoke to everyone from a dark web expert to addiction doctors to find out how we can start fixing the worst drug safety crisis in Canadian history.
Allison Tierney
The VICE Guide to Right Now

​Scientists May Have Discovered a Buzzkill Button for Brains on Cocaine

Researchers from McGill University have found a way that one day could help addicts from relapsing.
Jake Kivanc
Breaking News

Billy Talent Drummer Aaron Solowonuik Takes Break Due to MS Relapse

Fellow Canadian and Alexisonfire's drummer Jordan Hastings will take over in the interim.
Noisey Canada Staff

Recovering Addicts Talk About the Struggle to Avoid Relapsing During the Holidays

We spoke to three people in various stages and methods of recovery to talk about how they relapsed during Thanksgiving and Christmas, and how they plan to make it through this year.
Sophie Saint Thomas

Look at Danger and Laugh Your Head Off: Nothing on the New LP and the Unluckiest Six Months Ever

A glimpse at the world of Domenic "Nicky" Palermo: from knife-wielding family members to crashing airplanes, jail time, death, the Intensive Care Unit, suicide, addiction, religious zealotry, and more.
Fred Pessaro
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Buckle Up and Hit the Open Road With Christian Mistress's Hesher-Friendly New Music Video

Freewheel burning.
Noisey Staff

Locrian Ponders Man’s Inevitable Extinction on New Album, 'Infinite Dissolution

Listen to "Heavy Waters" from the Chicago experimental demigods' upcoming new album.
Jamie Ludwig

From Brotherhood to Baroness: An Interview with Pete Adams of Valkyrie

The Baroness guitarist opens up about his new album with the long-running Valkyrie. Stream a new track while you're here.
Jeffrey Terich