The Burnout and Escapism Issue
Searching for a Cure
A recovering opioid addict puts his faith in toad venom.
Photos of My Brother Overcoming His Opioid Addiction
Amid an overdose crisis in Vancouver, photographer Jackie Dives has documented years of her brother’s drug use and recovery.
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Opioid Addiction Is Eroding the Life Expectancy of Trump's Core Supporters
Two Princeton economists show it’s a complex problem with no simple solution, but curbing opioids would help.
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Newborns Are the Latest Victims of America’s Opioid Crisis
The increase in babies showing withdrawal symptoms is highest in rural parts of the country.
Can Better Medical Technology Stop the Opioid Epidemic?
Probably not, but it can start to plug the pipeline.
The Young Drug Users Falling Victim to Fentanyl
VICE presents an immersive and personal feature-length documentary about the fentanyl crisis in Canada told from the perspective of a social network of drug users.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Prince's People Reportedly Called an Addiction Doctor the Night Before He Died
The late singer was scheduled to meet with the doc the day after he was found dead, according to a local paper.