addiction

politics

Drug Addiction Used to End Political Careers, but That's Finally Changing

Around the country, candidates for local office are opening up about their histories of drug use.
Nick Keppler
4.4.19
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

Remembering the Great British Mephedrone Craze

Ten years later, one small-time drone dealer remembers the month the drug hit his university.
James Berry
2.27.19
Comics!

'Roy in Hollywood: Parts 15 and 16,' Today's Comic by Gilbert Hernandez

After overdosing on heroin and being brought back to life, Roy and his clown friend try to break his lady love out of jail.
Gilbert Hernandez
2.22.19
Drugs

The Story of a Blackout Benzo Addict

The blissful escape of benzodiazepines helped me cope with depression and anxiety, but my life ended up falling apart around me.
Daniel Finn
2.22.19
Comics!

'Prince,' Today's Comic by Walt Dohrn

Movie director Walt Dohrn ruminates on his lifelong worship of Prince and the evils of addiction in this sixteen-page comic.
Walt Dorn
2.19.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Dangers of Marketing Addictive Drugs

New findings about the pressure to sell OxyContin reveal a lot about the opioid crisis.
VICE Staff
1.30.19
Drugs

I Was Injecting Heroin in the Bathroom While Working at One of the UK's Biggest Papers

"Everything felt better and easier on heroin. I felt OK with myself, OK with other people, and OK with life."
Joel Lewin
1.8.19
Drugs

This Is How America Is Failing Its Young Opioid Generation

Jeremy was young and addicted. Over six years, he was let down over and over again by the very system that was meant to help him.
Jack Dodson
1.7.19
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, and the normal.
Hannah Brooks
11.15.18
Drugs

What It's Like to Run the Biggest Drug Encyclopedia in the World

Kenan Sulayman's website PsychonautWiki is an online resource for information on more than 300 hallucinogens.
Eric van den Berg
11.13.18
DOPESICK NATION

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.
Sarah Bellman
11.9.18
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