Drug Abuse

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Opioid Overdose Deaths Go Up for New Moms after Childbirth. Here’s Why.

Following the shift in recovery focus to pregnancy and babies, states are recognizing that mothers have been cut out of the picture.
Cassandra Giraldo
9.11.19
Drugs

We Found Evidence of Cocaine Use in U.K. Parliament Buildings

Our coke swabs—which turn blue when they detect the drug—picked up traces of coke in four of the nine locations we tested.
Michael Segalov
6.26.19
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
Culture

Ariana Grande, Mac Miller, and Why We Blame Women for Male Substance Abuse

Blaming a woman for her partner's self-harm isn't just cruel, it's symptomatic of our culture's biggest problems.
Kara Weisenstein
9.19.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

The Abortion I Had While Trying to Stay Clean

“I wanted a child, but logic told me I must terminate. What if I could not stay off drugs?”
Hannah Brooks
9.6.18
Church

Terrible Tales of a Lizard-Smoking, Blood-Drinking Satanic Cult

In a town with a reputation for religiousness, a group of Satan worshippers are among the faithful.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
6.11.18
Drugs

Festivals Need to Do More to Keep Drug Users Safe

Some festivals are doing all they possibly can to reduce the harm from drugs, but others aren't doing nearly enough.
David Hillier
6.8.18
Essays

Rethinking My Broken Relationship with My Troubled Dad Now That He’s Dead

No matter how much I tried to be a good daughter, he will always be the man I was literally and figuratively running from.
Katie Tamola
5.15.18
Drugs

Women Need Better Options for Drug Treatment

While a third of global drug users are women and girls, only one in five drug treatment recipients is female.
VICE Staff
3.3.17
Restaurant Confessionals

How to Deal with Drug Abuse in the Kitchen

It was all over when I discovered a modified smoking vessel with some non-marijuana debris still in it deeply stashed in the restroom.
Anonymous
1.14.17
Drugs

Fatal drug overdoses in U.S. soar to 52,000 as heroin deaths increase 20%

Keegan Hamilton
12.16.16
The Trump transition

The opioid crisis could get even worse if Trump repeals Obamacare

Keegan Hamilton
12.5.16
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