rehabilitation

Life Inside

Taking College Classes in Prison Helped Me Forget I Wasn't Free

It’s sad, but I knew I would go to prison before I would go to college.
Marcus Lilly, as told to Nicole Lewis
4.6.18
drone rehab for birds

Therapy Drones Are Helping Injured Falcons Fly Again

How a falconer and a drone got an injured gyrfalcon back in the skies.
Sarah Hewitt
8.31.17
Munchies

This Program Is Giving Ex-Cons a New Life in Professional Kitchens

"These guys are just the sweetest guys in the world," says Justin Fertitta, the chef behind the Doe Fund's Chef-in-Training program. "They're trying to survive like anyone else."
Devon Walsh
5.11.17
restaurant industry

This Program Is Giving Ex-Cons a New Life in Professional Kitchens

"These guys are just the sweetest guys in the world," says Justin Fertitta, the chef behind the Doe Fund's Chef-in-Training program. "They're trying to survive like anyone else."
Devon Walsh
5.10.17
High Wire

Donald Trump's Drug Czar Is Very High on Forced Rehab

The man expected to run the Office of National Drug Control Policy is really into "hospital-slash-prison" drug rehab. The only problem is there's a lack of evidence it works.
Maia Szalavitz
4.24.17
Munchies

A Chicago Chef Is Rehabilitating Inmates One Pizza at a Time

If you pick up a knife Bruno Abate’s kitchen, you’ll notice that it’s chained to the counter. That is because this culinary school operates in the basement of Division 11 of Cook County Jail in Chicago.
Sarah Freeman
4.19.17
Books

Heartbreaking True Stories from Inside Texas Prisons

Memoirs from 'The Pen-City Writers,' a literary journal made and written by the incarcerated that's giving prisoners healing, hope, and a voice.
Kevin Murphy, Jason Gallegos, and Jose Garcia
3.3.17
VICE Specials

Inside the Manic Life and Work of Bob Marier, Rob Ford's Sobriety Coach

In our documentary 'Rob Ford's Sobriety Coach: Inside the Manic Life and Work of Bob Marier,' we spent time with Marier to get an inside look at his unique process.
VICE Staff
12.21.15
Stuff

Do Veterans Struggling with Addiction Require Specialized Treatment?

Alcohol abuse has been a problem in the military for centuries. Tom Harrison House in Liverpool says it's the only charity running a residential rehab program exclusively for veterans with addiction problems.
Matthew Green
12.9.15
Stuff

Do Indonesians Agree With Their Government’s Plan to Castrate Pedophiles?

After a series of high-profile sexual abuse cases, Indonesia is on the verge of mandating chemical castration. We asked people around Jakarta for their thoughts.
Stanley Widianto
11.25.15
Travel

The Low-Grade Heroin Ravaging Serbia's Roma Underclass

Called "pajdo," the drug is cheap and plentiful, but destroys the bodies of users who are already suffering under the crushing weight of poverty and racism.
Max Daly
11.12.15
The Crown and Sceptre Issue

Guam Will Allow Some Sex Offenders to Walk Free if They Agree to Chemical Castration

Critics see the Chemical Castration for Sex Offenders Act as a showy reaction to rape statistics.
Mark Hay
11.3.15
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