rehab

What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Making Peace with the Heroin Addict I Used to Be

Getting off heroin is one thing, facing the consequences and damage of the years you spent on drugs is another.
Hannah Brooks
3.28.19
Culture

A Sobriety Coach Explains How Celebrities Like Wendy Williams Get Clean

On Tuesday, Williams revealed she's secretly been living in a group sobriety house and has a personal companion for recovery.
Taylor Hosking
3.19.19
Culture

Lindsay Lohan's Reality Show Is Bad, But Not Fun Bad

I'm sorry.
Kara Weisenstein
1.9.19
Culture

The Hype for Lindsay Lohan's Reality Show Proves We're All Garbage People

This is all our fault.
Kara Weisenstein
12.5.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Life After Heroin Is Beautiful and Boring

One of the hardest lessons around being sober is learning to appreciate the ordinary, the mundane, and the normal.
Hannah Brooks
11.15.18
DOPESICK NATION

I Use My Own Rehab Stories to Help People Get Treatment for Opioid Addiction

It's a struggle to balance your own sobriety with a high-stress, triggering job in the opioid treatment industry.
Sarah Bellman
11.9.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Getting Sober Means Realizing That You Are Enough

Heroine is an escape, a relief, a safe space. Giving it up means facing all the fear, rage, and terror you’ve been running from.
Hannah Brooks
10.11.18
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
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Who Am I Without Drugs? Imagining Life After Rehab

“My identity had become so entwined with heroin that I had normalized it. It was only occasionally, in a moment of clarity, that I realized just how abnormal being a heroin addict was.”
Hannah Brooks
9.24.18
Essays

All the Ways I Failed at Rehab, and What Finally Worked

Relapse is a part of recovery, and did I ever learn that the hard way.
Emily J. Sullivan
9.18.18
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
High Wire

Labeling People Video Game 'Addicts' Could Be a Massive Mistake

If the cure looks anything like "solutions" to drug addiction, this could get ugly.
Maia Szalavitz
7.23.18
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