addicts

Film

Inside the World of Meth Addicts and Militias in Rural Louisiana

From pregnant strippers shooting up to militiamen wading through swampy waters, Roberto Minervini's documentary 'The Other Side' takes an intimate look at those living on the fringes of American society.
Whitney Mallett
4.11.16
VICE INTL

Thailand's Meth Epidemic and Vomit Rehab

VICE Japan investigates 'yaba', the methamphetamine-based drug sweeping Thailand, and the unique rehab programme to cure addicts through daily group vomiting sessions.
VICE Staff
8.6.15
Stuff

Welcome to Germany's Crack Capital

In Frankfurt's Bahnhofsviertel, crack addicts and residents alike are nostalgic for the good old days of heroin.
Ben Kilb
7.30.15
Narcomania

This Is How a Country Could Stop Its Heroin Users Dying from Overdoses

Naloxone is a miracle drug that can bring people back from the brink of an overdose. Problem is, a mixture of fear and austerity is keeping local English councils from getting their hands on the stuff.
Max Daly
6.25.15
Stuff

What's it Like to Be an Internet-Famous Stoner?

Stephen Payne is a 45 year-old guy from Vancouver who's been smoking bongs on the internet since 1997. We spoke to him about online fame, offline responsibilities, and why he just loves weed so much.
Christopher Thompson
6.17.15
Stuff

This Is What It's Like Being Addicted to Laxatives

Laxative abuse is a common manifestation of eating disorders that we rarely talk about. But with the pills so easy to buy and become addicted to, and increasing numbers of young people using them, it's about time we started.
Salvia Plath
5.21.15
Stuff

The Lonely World of a Codeine Addict

Codeine addiction in the UK is slightly less raucous than the lean-sipping lives of Dirty South rappers.
Mark Ruthcombe
8.13.14
Stuff

Bucharest Is Not a Good Place to Be a Heroin Addict

Unless you're into police brutality and an enforced lack of medical attention.
Mihai Popescu, Photos: Amy Goud
7.18.14
tech

The Man Who Wants to Cure Your Internet Addiction

He says that virtual multi-tasking can cause a part of the brain to collapse.
Caisa Ederyd
2.14.14
News

Doctors in Canada Can No Longer Prescribe Heroin

The decision that let doctors in British Columbia prescribe heroin stuck for two weeks.
Sarah Berman
11.12.13
News

Doctors in British Columbia Can Now Prescribe Heroin

It's an effective treatment, but the conservative government hates it.
Dave Dean
9.30.13
The Russian Issue

Over The Counter Habits

The FSB (which is like the FBI but waaaay scarier) gassed the “Nord-Ost” hostages with it in October 2002 to prevent some Chechen mujahadeen from blowing the building up with 900 or so hostages inside. The women and children simply OD’d on the stuff...
Vlad Osovsky
4.1.06
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