valium

Drugs

Why This Scottish City Is Known as the 'Drug Death Capital of Europe'

We spoke to drug workers and users about what's going on in Dundee, Scotland.
Francisco Garcia
11.7.18
Drugs

How Xanax Became the British Teenager's Drug of Choice

With counterfeit Xanax readily available on the dark web, a generation of teenagers have found out the hard way that the pills aren't as easygoing as they first thought.
Hannah Ewens
1.26.18
mental health

The Vegas Shooter Didn't Kill People Because He Was On Anxiety Meds

Reports pinning Stephen Paddock's aggressive behavior on Valium are misleading.
Ed Cara
10.5.17
Drugs

We Need to Talk About Our Generation's Xanax Problem

Abuse of the drug is on the rise in the UK and the US, we talked to a former addict to find out why.
James Nolan
8.23.17
Death Penalty

An 80-year-old chemist is not happy his drug is being used in Arkansas' execution spree

Lauren Prince
4.25.17
Meducation

I Tried to Get Off Ativan

And learned some dark things in the process.
Harriet Brown
1.12.17
Gaming

Counter-Strike eSports Pro: 'We Were All on Adderall'

"I don't even care. We were all on Adderall. I don't even give a fuck."
Emanuel Maiberg
7.14.15
Stuff

I Used Ketamine to Treat My Depression

"After my first treatment, I felt good for a week. Not the kind of bipolar 'good' where I'd be manic. I felt normal for the first time in a long time."
Brent Miles as told to Troy Farah
1.15.15
The Wall Street Issue

The Peony Pavilion

For a long time, my wife and her friends referred to me as the Peacock. An inferior man who tries to seduce a woman by speaking about his hardships: "to fan out." As in, to open his feathers. Show off his tail.
Patience Paradox
12.25.14
Stuff

Valium Can Be Harder to Withdraw from Than Heroin

Benzos might soften the blow of the odd comedown, but trust me: The more you rely on it, the more powerful it becomes.
Felicity Jones
12.10.14
Stuff

Prescription Drugs Are Quietly Killing My Generation

They're cheap, they're legal, and they're easy to get a hold of. But how dangerous are drugs like Valium, Xanax, and Tramadol?
Amelia Abraham
11.4.14
Stuff

Diazepam Is Killing Scotland's Drug-Using Poor

Thanks to the majority of late-20th-century American fiction, many of us have the mistaken belief that Valium is the preserve of the clinically bored, middle-aged housewife, when really the drug is killing Scotland's poorest men.
William Nicoll
3.19.13