addicts

addiction

How to Quit Everything in 2018

So far I've quit weed, booze, blow, cigarettes, dairy, red meat, porn—and I'm not done yet.
Alex Wood
1.4.18
Sobriety Check

People with Addiction Are Running Out of Places to Finish Their Recovery

The lack of post-detox beds is a growing problem—one that increases the likelihood of relapse, overdose, and death.
Jason Silverstein
12.12.16
Sobriety Check

People with Addiction Are Tripping on Shrooms to Find God and Get Sober

New research suggests that psilocybin-assisted therapy may lead to "God moments" that can have surprising upside for people struggling with addiction.
Stephie Grob Plante
11.28.16
Stuff

Meet the Opiate Addicts Getting Clean with Cannabis

On an all new episode of 'Weediquette,' Krishna visits a detox facility in rural Maine to meet the former addicts helping current addicts get clean with weed.
VICE Staff
10.5.16
Film

Inside the World of Meth Addicts and Militias in Rural Louisiana

From pregnant strippers shooting up to militiamen wading through swampy waters, Roberto Minervini's documentary 'The Other Side' takes an intimate look at those living on the fringes of American society.
Whitney Mallett
4.7.16
News

United Nations Officials Are Worried that the UN's Drug Policy Is Leading to Executions

We spoke to the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health about his concerns for the basic rights of people caught up in the drugs trade.
Sirin Kale
12.16.15
relationships

Drinking After Breaking Up with an Alcoholic

My ex was an alcoholic and former heroin addict, clean for a couple of years. He told me that I have a glass of wine in the evening, but I worried every time we were around alcohol, even if I wasn’t drinking it.
Cara Strickland
9.3.15
VICE INTL

Thailand's Meth Epidemic and Vomit Rehab

VICE Japan investigates 'yaba,' the methamphetamine-based drug sweeping Thailand, and the unique rehab program to cure addicts through daily group vomiting sessions.
VICE Staff
8.5.15
Travel

Inside the Devastation of Germany's Crack Capital

The crack problem in Frankfurt's Bahnhofsviertel neighborhood has gotten so bad, residents are nostalgic for the days when heroin was addicts' drug of choice.
Ben Kilb
7.30.15
Narcomania

The Easy Way England Could Stop Its Heroin Users Dying from Overdoses

Naloxone is a miracle drug that can bring people back from the brink of an overdose. Problem is, a mixture of fear and austerity is keeping local English councils from getting their hands on the stuff.
Max Daly
6.24.15
Stuff

What's It Like to Be an Internet-Famous Stoner?

Stephen Payne is a 45-year-old guy from Canada who's become so famous for doing bong rips and dabs that he's sponsored by a weed company and has more than 90,000 YouTube subscribers.
Christopher Thompson
6.17.15
Travel

The World's Toughest Rehab Is a Monastery in Thailand

Tham Krabok, Thailand's monastic equivalent to the Betty Ford Clinic, helps people overcome their addictions by living like monks and drinking a "cleansing" brown liquid that makes them vomit excessively each day.
Duncan Forgan
5.29.15
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