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
Noisey News

Report: Demi Lovato Hospitalized After Alleged Overdose [UPDATED]

The pop star revealed she relapsed from six years of sobriety in a song, "Sober," released last month.
Kristin Corry
Sobriety Check

How Your Social Life Changes if You Give Up Drinking

As you can imagine, sobriety drastically altered my turn up.
Claire Gillespie
daily vice

Why Pro Skater Neen Williams Got Sober

Williams's sobriety and newfound healthy diet has helped him get back on his board after years of partying.
VICE Staff
Sobriety Check

We Asked Straight Edge Adults What Kept Them Sober

People within the punk subculture swear off drugs and alcohol for life.
Zoe Cormier
New music

Lorde's Back with Post-Rager Reflections on "Sober"

Hear what's probably her last new song before her album release next Friday 16 June.
Lauren O'Neill
Creators: 50 States of Art

Essay: Inclusive DIY Space “The Mez” Nurtures Amateur Artists in Nebraska | #50StatesofArt

Gabriella Parsons explains how she co-founded The Mez, a substance-free art space in Lincoln, NE.
Gabriella Parsons

The Hard Lessons I Learned Sober Raving

Confessions of a reformed party girl.
Michelle Lhooq
Fighting Words

No One Gives a Shit About Your Dry January

Taking a month off from alcohol may not be as magical as it seems on social media.
Samantha Lefave

You’ll Probably Fail Dry January and It’s Your Boyfriend’s Fault

Such good intentions.
Phoebe Hurst
festivals 2016

Sober, Safe, and Focused: Meet the Teenagers of Reading 2016

“I’m not drinking and I don’t do any drugs. I don’t like the idea of never being able to have fun without the help of a substance when I’m older.”
Angus Harrison
daily vice

We Go to a Drug-Free Rave on Today's 'Daily VICE'

In an attempt to bring the focus back to the music, some club organizers have started to create drug-free rave nights based on positivity and community.
VICE Staff