Xanax

CELEBRITIES

Lindsay Lohan Makes Her Triumphant Return to Music With a Song Called 'Xanax'

The 'Masked Singer Australia' judge is back with her first song in 11 years.
Alex Zaragoza
8.29.19
drug dealers

A Drug Dealer Explains Why He'll Never Leave the Game

"I do have other aspirations but when people see you a certain way, it’s hard to shake that reputation."
Max Daly
3.26.19
High Wire

The Deadly Worst-Case Scenario for America's Xanax Obsession

Cracking down on the legal supply is not a solution. In fact, it could spell disaster.
Maia Szalavitz
2.13.19
mental health

The More I Allowed Myself to Feel My Anxiety, the Less it Bothered Me​

My coping mechanisms had been avoidant behavior all along.
Sarah Watts
1.18.19
united states of addiction

A New Book Chronicles How Pharma and Doctors Jumpstarted the Opioid Epidemic

“Dopesick” looks at how the makers of OxyContin targeted doctors in struggling areas with terrifying precision—and tragic consequences.
Eric Allen Been
8.17.18
united states of addiction

Drug Dealers on Facebook Are Targeting People With Addiction

I posed as a potential customer and experienced the most aggressive marketing tactics.
Elizabeth Brico
7.6.18
Op-Eds

Acid On Me Like the Rain: Mapping Psychedelia’s Big Pop Culture Moment

Frank Ocean, Kacey Musgraves, and Kanye West's tripped-out experiences suggest hallucinogens are infiltrating an anxious generation as the Xanax era ends.
Ryan Bassil
6.26.18
High Wire

This Is Why Xanax Is Blowing Up in America

From the explosion of ADHD meds to the economic crisis to the Trump presidency, this dangerous trend didn't come out of nowhere.
Maia Szalavitz
6.12.18
mental health

This Is How to Calm Down if You’re Freaking Out on a Turbulent Flight

Five tips from a psychologist.
Rajul Punjabi
4.23.18
XANXIETY

How SoundCloud Rappers and Xanax Influenced Fashion

There is a palpable vulnerability to many of these artists that is reflected in both what they put in and on their body.
Emma Garland
4.3.18
High Wire

The Mystery of the Terrifying Xanax Resurgence in America

Pharmaceutical marketing is often said to be a key cause of the opioid crisis. That doesn't explain the deadly rise of benzos.
Maia Szalavitz
3.28.18
XANXIETY

The Great American Xanax Legacy

How the drug went from a medication for middle-class Americans to being glorified by a range of hip-hop artists.
Drew Millard
3.26.18
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