methadone

What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

My Heroin Rehab Diary

"I am tired of the putrid stench of sweat and the overwhelming compulsion to use, use, use because if I don’t, I will die."
Hannah Brooks
8.3.18
crime

The Strip Club Accused of Drugging and Robbing Its Customers

After waking up with thousands of dollars charged to his card, one customer took a drug test and found traces of methadone. He was one of many men allegedly scammed by Birmingham's Legs 11.
James Nolan
3.6.18
High Wire

What Trump's National Opioid Emergency Should Look Like

The president should strip away the red tape preventing people from getting methadone or buprenorphine, which are proven to reduce opioid overdose.
Maia Szalavitz
8.14.17
Film

What Hollywood Often Ignores in Films About Drugs

And how one new film is trying to change that.
Allison Tierney
9.21.16
Comics!

'Father Knows Best,' Today's Comic by Simon Hanselmann

Here's a comic about a werewolf who shoots heroin into his eyeball in front of his kids. He's not a role model.
Simon Hanselmann
5.4.16
News

Canadian Prisoners Win Battle to Access Methadone

The change in policy comes just as British Columbia announced a public health emergency due to drug overdose deaths.
Garth Mullins
4.18.16
News

​Locked Up and Dope Sick: Canadian Prisoners Fight for Addiction Treatment

British Columbia prisoners are taking their jailers to court to fight for access to methadone and Suboxone.
Garth Mullins
3.18.16
Stuff

The Canadian City Fighting Back Against Its Deadly Fentanyl Problem

A disturbing number of people in Sarnia, Ontario, are abusing a powerful painkiller that is 100 times stronger than morphine or 40 times stronger than heroin
Colin Graf
7.29.15
Stuff

Australian Heroin Addicts Can't Use Ibogaine to Kick the Habit

Many swear by the addiction-ridding powers of the controversial psychotropic plant, but it remains banned in Australia.
Chris Shearer
2.25.15
Stuff

Could This Cocaine Antidote Help Addicts Get Better by Ruining Drugs?

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have stumbled upon a compound that essentially negates the effects of cocaine.
Wendy Syfret
1.27.15
News

Burma's Heroin Addicts Are Plagued by Cheap Drugs and Conspiracy Theories

It's hard to get clean when a hit of high-grade heroin costs less than $2.
Tyler Stiem
9.14.14
Stuff

Britain Needs to Give Heroin Addicts Something Better Than Methadone

For six years I’ve been struggling to beat a heroin addiction, and I'm convinced that trying to switch over to methadone isn't the answer—but the people in charge of drug policy in the UK disagree.
Lucy Lincolne
8.28.14
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