rehab

What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Life After Heroin Is Beautiful and Boring

One of the hardest lessons around being sober is learning to appreciate the ordinary, the mundane, the normal.
Hannah Brooks
4 days ago
Drugs

How Long Does Cocaine Show Up in a Drug Test?

The answer could depend on whether they're testing urine or hair.
Nick Keppler
10.29.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Getting Sober Means Learning to Feel Bad

Heroin is an escape, a relief, a safe space. Giving it up means facing all the fear, rage, and terror you’ve been running from.
Hannah Brooks
10.12.18
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
High Wire

Labeling People Video Game 'Addicts' Could Be a Massive Mistake

If the cure looks anything like "solutions" to drug addiction, this could get ugly.
Maia Szalavitz
7.24.18
Drugs

Confessions of an Addict

In this new series, writer Hannah Brooks reflects on addiction, recovery and relapse.
Hannah Brooks
7.23.18
Drugs

The Former Home of Heroin Has Become a Luxury Rehab Hub

Chiang Mai used to be at the centre of the Golden Triangle; now, it's full of facilities offering £8,000 rehab packages.
Robyn Wilson
7.18.18
Drugs

On Scenic Canadian Farm, Addiction Recovery Programme Faces Eviction

Residents of Vancouver Island’s Woodwynn Farms say recent "no occupancy" orders have put their recovery at risk.
Tyler Hooper
2.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Harvey Weinstein Is Getting Slapped in Restaurants Now

A man backhanded the disgraced Hollywood mogul in Arizona while his friend filmed the run-in.
Drew Schwartz
1.11.18
Inside Outsider

Four Sex Addicts on the Spiral That Led Them to Rehab

"I would go to four or five brothels a week, sometimes seeing multiple girls at each brothel. I stopped working out or seeing my friends."
Mahmood Fazal
8.8.17
addiction

Recovering Drug Addicts Tell Us What It Took to Quit

"Being sober has been amazing, but there are some scary parts, too."
Caroline Thompson
6.21.17
rehab

I Smoked Weed Three Times and Ended Up in Rehab Hell

"It was such shell shock that... it was just like my bowels froze, my brain froze."
Maia Szalavitz
5.15.17