drug treatment

Opioids

Jeff Sessions just scared California into rejecting safe injection sites

Gov. Brown vetoed a bill authorizing them saying "it would be irresponsible to expose local officials and health care professionals to potential federal criminal charges."
Emma Ockerman
10.1.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Why the “Right to Try” bill Trump just signed could offer false hope to patients

Some patients, however, have no other options.
Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani
Stacey Naggiar
5.30.18
Drugs

Why So Many Young British People Are Smoking Crack

The past year has seen a huge 30 percent rise in people under the age of 25 seeking treatment for the drug.
Emily Goddard
3.5.18
Opioids

How the GOP tax bill could lead to more opioid overdoses

Less access to health insurance and greater income inequality fuel opioid abuse, researcher say
Keegan Hamilton
12.21.17
cognitive performances

When Should a Prescription Drug's Side Effects Count as a Disability?

“Part of me can kind of understand where they're coming from, but most of me doesn't.”
Sarah Scoles
9.11.17
Opioid Crisis

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

Keegan Hamilton
9.5.17
Whoa

New Drug Treatment Could Reverse Hearing Loss

But quit standing next to the speaker anyway.
Jesse Hicks
2.23.17
Drugs

Massachusetts cops stopped arresting addicts and quadrupled treatment rates

Keegan Hamilton
12.22.16
Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis

How Canada's Rehab Centers Are Failing Drug Users

Canadians are waiting months to get into government treatment centers, new data shows.
Rachel Browne
11.3.16
crime & drugs

Portugal’s Example: What Happened After It Decriminalized All Drugs, From Weed to Heroin

As world leaders meet to consider the future of global drug policy at UNGASS, the UN's special session on drugs, they will look to Portugal as an example of what decriminalization can accomplish.
Samuel Oakford
4.19.16
crime & drugs

Group Therapy Behind Bars (Excerpt from ‘New Hampshire’s Prison Detox’)

Henry Langston joins a group therapy session at the Northern New Hampshire Correctional Facility, where inmates talk about their looming release dates and their biggest challenges in maintaining sobriety.
VICE News
3.8.16
crime & drugs

Cold Turkey: New Hampshire's Prison Detox

VICE News looks inside the state facility in New Hampshire that's readily providing substance abuse treatment — its state prison.
VICE News
2.5.16
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