DRUG ADDICTION

VICELAND

How Corrupt Rehab Facilities Cash in on Relapses

A sober home owner explains the dark side of the recovery industry.
Sarah Bellman
10.10.18
Essays

'A Star Is Born' Examines Pop's Destructive Relationship with Drug Abuse

The film, starring Lady Gaga in her first feature role, is a harsh look at the realities of fame.
Sarah MacDonald
9.11.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

“My brain was fucked up”: This guy could be the first person to get amnesia from a fentanyl overdose

Huge doses of fentanyl can trigger seizures, which in turn can cause brain damage.
Seth Dalton
8.13.18
Op-Ed

Musicians with Substance-Use Disorders Deserve Empathy, Not Hysteria

The reaction to Demi Lovato's hospitalization this week shows how much further we in the media, and the general public, still have to go.
El Hunt
7.26.18
Drugs

What It Was Like Growing Up with a Drug-Addicted Mother

My mother was single, addicted to heroin, and—at least to me—the best mom in the world.
Adrian Goiginger
1.22.18
soccer

The Immortal Maradona: The Many Times That Diego Cheated Death

The soccer legend, who recently turned 57, has seemed on multiple occasions to have his days numbered—but he's always managed to stick around. Did someone say the hand of God?
Juan José Relmucao
11.8.17
Opioid Crisis

Trump's answer to the opioid crisis is $57,000 and "Just say no"

After nearly two and a half months of failing to follow through on his pledge to declare a national state of emergency in response to the opioid crisis, President Donald Trump is finally taking action. Sort of.
Keegan Hamilton
10.26.17
VICE News Issues

There's no reliable guide to which rehab treatments work

Addiction is complicated. So is choosing a rehab program.
Kathleen Caulderwood
9.6.17
Opioid Crisis

Live: Ex-Surgeon General Vivek Murthy speaks on the opioid epidemic

Keegan Hamilton
9.5.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Healthcare Appointee: Opiates Are Proof God Exists

John Fleming, a new Health and Human Services deputy, wrote a book that is pretty crazy!
Eve Peyser
3.23.17
MARIJUANA

Sean Spicer is wrong: Medical marijuana could help solve the opioid crisis

Keegan Hamilton
3.1.17
Philippines

Philippines President Duterte claims he "made up" story about abusing fentanyl

Tess Owen
12.19.16
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