methadone

Unites States of Addiction

What It's Like to Detox in Jail

The small communal toilet was in the corner of the pod, enclosed by a short stall that did nothing to keep the smell of diarrhoea, vomit and blood from overtaking the unit.
Elizabeth Brico
11.26.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

My Heroin Rehab Diary

"I am tired of the putrid stench of sweat and the overwhelming compulsion to use, use, use, because if I don’t, I will die."
Hannah Brooks
8.3.18
crime

The Strip Club Accused of Drugging and Robbing Its Customers

After waking up with £9,000 charged to his card, one customer drug-tested himself and found traces of methadone. He was one of many men allegedly scammed by Birmingham's Legs 11.
James Nolan
3.6.18
High Wire

What Trump's National Opioid Emergency Should Look Like

The president should strip away the red tape preventing people from getting methadone or buprenorphine, which are proven to reduce opioid overdose.
Maia Szalavitz
8.15.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Should Heroin Be Available on Prescription in the UK?

According to the experts: yes.
Marianne Eloise
12.13.16
Film

What Hollywood Often Ignores in Films About Drugs

And how one new film is trying to change that.
Allison Tierney
9.22.16
News

​Locked Up and Dope Sick: Prisoners Fight for Addiction Treatment

Canadian prisoners are taking their jailers to court to fight for access to methadone other withdrawal drugs.
Garth Mullins
3.19.16
Stuff

The Canadian City Fighting Back Against Its Deadly Fentanyl Problem

A disturbing number of people in Sarnia, Ontario, are abusing a powerful painkiller that is 100 times stronger than morphine or 40 times stronger than heroin
Colin Graf
7.30.15
Stuff

Could This Cocaine Antidote Help Addicts Get Better by Ruining Drugs?

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have stumbled upon a compound that essentially negates the effects of cocaine.
Wendy Syfret
1.27.15
Stuff

Myanmar's Heroin Addicts Are Plagued by Cheap Drugs and Conspiracy Theories

It's hard to get clean when a hit of high-grade junk only costs £1.
Tyler Stiem
9.9.14
Stuff

Britain Needs to Give Heroin Addicts Something More Than Methadone

I’ve been addicted for six years, and the fall-back NHS treatment isn’t working.
Lucy Lincolne
8.28.14
Stuff

Bucharest Is Not a Good Place to Be a Heroin Addict

Unless you're into police brutality and an enforced lack of medical attention.
Mihai Popescu, Photos: Amy Goud
7.18.14
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