And how one new film is trying to change that.
The Swedish government wants to make needle exchange programmes available across the country. But a majority of county councils are still in favour of the country's zero tolerance policy.
VICE presents an immersive and personal feature-length documentary about the fentanyl crisis in Canada told from the perspective of a social network of drug users.
Bootleg fentanyl from China has flooded the illicit opioid market in both the US and Canada.
"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict."
When your real dad is a volatile drug addict, you start looking to Homer Simpson and your landlord for fatherly advice.
I spent Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in a suicide smock rolling around on the floor in a concrete room.
An investigation, from an American perspective, into why Special K has never really picked up traction as a party drug in the US.
It seems like I've divided my feelings into categories, the way that one might do with fragrance types: floral, citrus, earthy, smoky, gourmand, spicy.
It's no secret that games can kill people. And VR gaming, with its massively increased feeling of immersion, its total shutting out of the real world, could continue these sad stories.
I've been in the crystal game for less than a year and already my thoughts and well-being have become controlled by quartzes, amethysts, tourmalines, and calcites.
Mixing drugs and romance can lead to startlingly different outcomes.