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.
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.
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.
I Need to Quit Hair Loss Drugs Before They Kill Me
Thirteen years of fighting baldness has cost so much.
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.
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.
Why Drugs Cause Women More Harm
Fewer women use drugs than men, but more are dying as a result of substance misuse.
Doctors Don’t Understand Why Many Women Suffer Chronic Pelvic Pain
Women are consistently dismissed for reporting symptoms of an under-researched disorder.
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.
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.
A Medieval Cow Bile Stew Could Teach Us How to Fight Modern Infections
Ancient texts may be more valuable to researchers than we thought.
Clinical Trials on Treating Addiction with Psychedelics Planned in BC
Yes, including opioid addiction.