substance abuse

Culture

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

I'm sorry.
Kara Weisenstein
1.9.19
Broadly

Running Away From Drinking Myself to Death

On grief, morning runs, and not getting drunk to late-night news broadcasts alone anymore.
Robyn Kanner
1.7.19
Culture

Ariana Grande, Mac Miller, and Why We Blame Women for Male Substance Abuse

Blaming a woman for her partner's self-harm isn't just cruel, it's symptomatic of our culture's biggest problems.
Kara Weisenstein
9.19.18
Essays

'A Star Is Born' Examines Pop's Destructive Relationship with Drug Abuse

The film, starring Lady Gaga in her first feature role, is a harsh look at the realities of fame.
Sarah MacDonald
9.11.18
brains

Scientists Dosed an Artificial Brain With Meth

Organ Chip models enable researchers to directly observe physiological processes and responses.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.18
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
7.24.18
mental health

This Is How a Therapist Decides How Much They Need to Praise You

Strength-based perspective therapy plays out kind of as a “rent-a-friend” dynamic with deeper psychological analysis happening in-session.
Michael Stahl
7.17.18
Noisey News

Musicians Are Poorer and More Abused Than Regular People, Survey Says

A new report sheds stark light on income, discrimination, harassment, mental health, and other challenges facing musicians in the US.
Andrea Domanick
6.27.18
Premieres

Draag's "Sorry" Is a Grunge-Gaze Reckoning with Old Demons

The debut single from the rising LA act is a reflection on substance abuse and self-loathing three years in the making.
Andrea Domanick
5.31.18
Opioid Crisis

A Native American tribe is using traditional culture to fight addiction

Drug court participants find a way back into the community.
Zeke Spector
3.15.18
Vice News Tonight

Iowans are trying to legalize an underground needle exchange

Cases of hepatitis C in Iowa are up 375 percent
Cassandra Giraldo
3.9.18
Rise Up

'SHELTER' Highlights the Fight to End America's Youth Homelessness Crisis

In VICE’s new documentary, we journey to New Orleans to speak with the staff and residents of Covenant House, America’s largest non-profit shelter, to issue an urgent call to action to address the plight of homeless youth.
Impact Staff
2.21.18
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