treatment

Drugs

A Melbourne Hospital Will Trial Magic Mushroom Therapy for Dying Patients

Australia's first shroom trial is set to take place at St Vincent's Hospital in April.
Gavin Butler
1.16.19
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
Drugs

Here Comes the Legal Case for Medicinal Psychedelics

BC therapist Bruce Tobin is striving to give end-of-life cancer patients magic mushrooms in a clinical setting.
Sarah Berman
10.18.18
Health

I Need to Quit Hair Loss Drugs Before They Kill Me

Thirteen years of fighting baldness has cost so much.
Julian Morgans
4.24.18
Drugs

The Secret Housing Program Giving Safe Drugs to Addicted Residents

Vancouver’s Portland Hotel Society has been quietly running an opioid substitution program for more than a year.
Travis Lupick
2.5.18
crime

A Glitch in the Law Is Trapping Drunk Drivers in Jail Without Treatment

More than 170 people with DWI sentences of two years or more are serving their time in North Carolina jails with little or no access to help—or sunshine.
Joseph Neff
1.24.18
Drugs

Why Drugs Cause Women More Harm

Fewer women use drugs than men, but more are dying as a result of substance misuse.
Emily Goddard
10.11.17
Health

Doctors Don’t Understand Why Many Women Suffer Chronic Pelvic Pain

Women are consistently dismissed for reporting symptoms of an under-researched disorder.
Jodie Shupac
10.3.17
High Wire

How Safe Is America's Hottest Heroin Addiction Treatment?

Vivitrol is all the rage amid a brutal opioid epidemic. But it may also make it almost impossible to feel pleasure—and raise the risk of fatal overdose after relapse.
Maia Szalavitz
7.26.17
Drugs

Why Vancouver Has Always Been an Addiction Ground Zero

Breaking down the city’s contradictory reputations as the epicentre of an overdose “bloodbath” and a beacon of progressive drug policy.
Sarah Berman
7.13.17
Tonic

A Medieval Cow Bile Stew Could Teach Us How to Fight Modern Infections

Ancient texts may be more valuable to researchers than we thought.
Olga Oksman
5.21.17
Drugs

Clinical Trials on Treating Addiction with Psychedelics Planned in BC

Yes, including opioid addiction.
Allison Tierney
4.26.17
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