HEROIN

Advice

We Asked People to Sum Up the Worst Advice They've Ever Gotten in Six Words

"Don't be depressed. Just be happy."
Anna Goldfarb
2.23.18
Drugs

What It Was Like Growing Up with a Drug Addicted Mother

My mother was single, addicted to heroin, and – at least to me – the best mum in the world.
Adrian Goiginger
1.22.18
High Wire

What We Don't Know About Drugs Is Killing Us

The lack of information out there on fentanyls alone is shocking.
Maia Szalavitz
12.30.17
Drugs

This Police Force Is Going to Stop Prosecuting Low-Level Drug Dealers

Another progressive step forward from the UK's most progressive police force.
Mac Hackett
11.20.17
parties

I Partied with an International Drug Lord and Lived to Tell the Tale

Every night involved copious amounts of drug use, astronomically expensive meals out and plenty of Colombian-Canadian sex.
Sarah Ontell
11.13.17
Safe Sesh

Grim Stories from People Who Ended Up in A&E After Taking Drugs

"I took ten times the normal amount of 2-CB and ended up in a coma for ten days."
David Hillier
11.7.17
Music

Hole's Patty Schemel On Heroin, Courtney Love and Redemption

We spoke to the Hole drummer about her new memoir, 'Hit So Hard'.
Hannah Ewens
10.26.17
High Wire

The Terrifying New Trend in Heroin Addiction

Just like they did in the 80s, Americans are increasingly going straight to heroin, skipping prescription opioids. Too bad US policy doesn't reflect that.
Maia Szalavitz
10.18.17
VICE TONIC

This Is What it's Like to Overdose on Heroin Nine Times

And then finally stop.
Elizabeth Brico
10.10.17
documentary

Watch Our Documentary About Swansea's Teenage Heroin Addicts

An award-winning look at a generation lost to heroin, as told through the tragic love story of Amy and Cornelius.
VICE Staff
9.20.17
Drugs

The Secret Lives of Functioning Heroin Users

"I use on a lunchtime at work, only a couple of lines or so, which I smoke in the disabled toilet."
David Hillier
9.15.17
Drugs

Inside the Secret World of Britain's Top Drugs Cop

Now retired, Tony Saggers spent two decades chasing Britain's top drug gangs.
Max Daly
9.4.17