Ice Bugs Are Rare and Imaginary but They'll Make You Tear Your Skin Off
Ekbom's syndrome or "delusional parasitosis" is a rare form of neurosis where someone genuinely believes they are being swarmed with bugs.
‘The World's Most Dangerous Drug' Grows Everywhere in Romania
Scopolamine is extracted from Datura, a bush that can be found all over Bucharest – from abandoned parking lots to people's backyards.
Ten Days of Silent Meditation Will Make You Trip Balls and Lust After Puppies
A Vipassana is a silent prison that you enter of your own free will. You can't talk, read, use your phone, or masturbate, until you've finished ten days of meditating for ten hours each day.
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Started from the Psych Meds, Now I’m Fucked
The first week I stopped taking Effexor I spun out into an anxiety hole so deep that it felt less like anxiety and more like I was in a battle with actual demons.
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The VICE Guide to Mental Health
What Are Recreational Drugs Doing to Our Mental Health?
Millions of us take drugs. But for those who aren't feeling great about themselves, the need for escapism can be stronger. Unfortunately, this chemical sanctuary can worsen people's mental health.
How People with Schizophrenia Use the Internet
Those suffering from delusions can find support groups online, but they can also come across shoddy information and scams that can trigger their conditions.
A Brief History of Acid Spikings
A Florida family who bought Walmart steaks with acid in them just found out they'll probably never find the culprit. Stories about involuntarily LSD trips rarely end well, or even cleanly.
Why Is Salvia So Uniquely Terrifying?
Salvia is not exactly fun to use. But the Mazatec people of Mexico make it central to their religious ceremonies.
Hallucinogenic HIV Medication in South Africa - Trailer
Hamilton Morris investigates how the life-saving medicine became part of a dangerous drug cocktail.
The Odd Couple
The first time I did DMT I was listening to Growing. I left my body and went blissfully floating through a heavenly realm of gothic cathedrals and blue shiny caves under a pink sky made of billowing curtains. Then, unfortunately, I coughed and saw an...
A Nightmare On Me Street
Hypnagogia: It’s the phenomenon of experiencing very real and quite often terrifying dreamlike sensations while falling asleep or waking up.