Single Mothers' Drew Thomson Sobered Up to Make the Best Punk of His Career
The notoriously volatile frontman has watched many of his peers find success, as his bands kept screwing up and breaking up. But with a newfound focus on The Drew Thomson Foundation, he’s making some of the best work of his career.
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.
Canadian Opioid Crisis
How a Sober Partying Movement Emerged From Canada's Opioid Crisis
Party4Health wants to use “partying as a positive social force.”
Report: Demi Lovato Hospitalized After Alleged Heroin Overdose
The pop star had been struggling with substance abuse after releasing a song, "Sober" this June.
back to school week
How to Survive Frosh Week When You Don’t Drink
Sober first years tell us what it’s like to watch everyone else make bad decisions.
Why Pro Skater Neen Williams Got Sober
Williams's sobriety and newfound healthy diet has helped him get back on his board after years of partying.
We Talked to Artists About How Sobering Up Changed Their Work
What happens when you finally stop drinking on stage?
Lorde's Back with Post-Rager Reflections on "Sober"
Hear what's probably her last new song before her album release next Friday 16 June.
The Hard Lessons I Learned Sober Raving
Confessions of a reformed party girl.
How to Not Be an Asshole if You’re Doing Dryuary
Quitting booze for one month a year doesn’t make you a hero.
we saw this
7,665 Days: This Is What It's Like to See Tool Live Again After 21 Years in Prison
Tool's music stuck with me, even though I was hardly able to listen to it for decades.
I Went to a Music Festival Sober (and This Is What I Learned)
Abstaining from drugs and alcohol at a music festival was never my norm, but I am all the better for having done it.