substance abuse

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
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Apps and Addiction

On this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' we take a deep dive into a tech company trying to disrupt substance abuse.
VICE Staff
11.8.17
VICELAND

Bam Margera Gets Back on His Board in the Premiere of 'EPICLY LATER'D'

Don't miss the first episode of the new series, debuting Wednesday on VICELAND.
VICE Staff
9.6.17
Features

Your Facebook Activity Reveals a Lot About Your Drug Use

A recent study reveals how social media can detect—and help prevent—substance abuse.
Philipp Kutter
6.13.17
Books

Let's Talk About How Women Experience Drug Addiction Differently

"Woman of Substances" is a new book exploring how women are susceptible to self-destruction in ways men aren't.
Katherine Gillespie
6.7.17
LGBTQ

What I Learned from My First 36 Days in Crystal Meth Anonymous

On meth, all my craziest sexual fantasies came true. But realizing I have an addiction meant realizing that my life will never be the same again.
Alexander Cheves
12.28.16
Features

Krewella Open Up About Their Breakup With Kris “Rainman” Trindl: “The Truth Is Very Ugly”

Krewella were once poster children for the burgeoning EDM movement—then alcohol abuse and lawsuits drove the group apart. What happened?
Michelle Lhooq
7.12.16
Stuff

Recovering Addicts Talk About the Struggle to Avoid Relapsing During the Holidays

We spoke to three people in various stages and methods of recovery to talk about how they relapsed during Thanksgiving and Christmas, and how they plan to make it through this year.
Sophie Saint Thomas
12.24.15
Stuff

The Disturbing Relationship Between Addiction and ADHD

According to research, about 25 percent of adults who are treated for alcohol and substance abuse also have ADHD.
Leah Sottile
10.21.15
travel

The World's Toughest Rehab Is a Monastery in Thailand

Tham Krabok, Thailand's monastic equivalent to the Betty Ford Clinic, helps people overcome their addictions by living like monks and drinking a "cleansing" brown liquid that makes them vomit excessively each day.
Duncan Forgan
5.29.15
News

Should Underage Soldiers Be Allowed to Drink Alcohol?

A recent effort to allow young troops to drink in North Dakota just fell flat, but there are still advocates who wonder why 18-year-olds can die for their country but can't buy a beer.
Justin Glawe
2.3.15