HEROIN

High Wire

An Unprecedented Drop in Overdose Deaths Is Sadly Not Reason to Celebrate

We know that politically, when turning points in crises are identified, both attention and money are drawn away from the issue.
Maia Szalavitz
7.23.19
Harm Reduction

The Unique Way Glasgow Takes Drugs Is Killing Its Drug Users

Drug users are dying at a horrific rate in Scotland, and it's because of the way they use those drugs.
Eve Livingston
7.19.19
crime

Inside the UK's Violent Crime Capital

We spoke to journalist Mobeen Azhar about his new documentary, 'Hometown', which looks at the drugs trade in West Yorkshire.
Daniel Dylan Wray
6.19.19
High Wire

The Mysterious Consequences of Repeatedly Overdosing on Opioids

Experts are concerned we'll see a rise in brain damage among people who survive multiple ODs in the age of fentanyl.
Maia Szalavitz
6.6.19
Photography

Photos of Life in a Barcelona Drug Squat

Photographer Sasha Asensio spent time in one of the dozens of 'narcopisos' in Barcelona.
VICE Staff
6.3.19
Drugs

Getting High Is Damaging the Planet – But Mostly Because of Prohibition

This is how cannabis, cocaine, MDMA and heroin are harming the environment.
Mike Power
5.23.19
Drugs

Heroin Overdose Parties Are a Dehumanising Myth

“Narcan parties” are just another part of the narrative that vilifies people who use the drugs our nation has chosen to criminalize.
Elizabeth Brico
5.17.19
Drugs

Watch Our New Film About Barcelona's Drug Squats

Gangs are taking over flats in the city, making life a nightmare for their neighbours.
VICE Staff
4.1.19
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Making Peace with the Heroin Addict I Used to Be

Getting off heroin is one thing, facing the consequences and damage of the years you spent on drugs is another.
Hannah Brooks
3.28.19
Drugs

Inside Football Hooliganism's Hidden Crack and Heroin Problem

Some old-school hoolies have quit fighting on the terraces to battle their hardcore addictions.
Nick Chester
2.25.19
Cartel Chronicles

In El Chapo's Mexico, Fentanyl is the New Boom Drug

Despite the drug lord's take down, the narco-trade in Sinaloa is thriving as producers shift from heroin to deadly opioids.
Deborah Bonello
2.18.19
High Wire

The Deadly Worst Case Scenario for America's Xanax Obsession

Cracking down on the legal supply is not a solution. In fact, it could spell disaster.
Maia Szalavitz
2.13.19
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