Basketball to Drug Trafficking: The Story of Pee Wee Kirkland
VICE meets Harlem legend Pee Wee Kirkland. Tracing Pee Wee's life story, we learn of his life as a drug kingpin, an NBA recruit, and a mentor to at-risk youth.
DOPESICK NATION / Clip
The Dark Side Of The Opioid Rehab Industry
South Florida’s treatment industry is notorious for corruption and low success rate. One sober living owner explains why.
DOPESICK NATION / Clip
Frankie's Support System
Frankie helps others overcome their struggles with addiction, but these are the people who help him.
VICE Canada Reports
Overdose Crisis on the US-Canada Border: Steel Town Down
WARNING: This film contains graphic images of drug use. Steel Town Down traces the cycle of drug use in a struggling Canadian steel town on the US border as it grapples with a dramatic rise in overdoses linked to fentanyl.
VICE News Shorts / Extra Scene
The Soo's Dirty Secret (Mama Bear)
VICE followed local resident Connie Raynor-Elliott, known as "Mama Bear," who has made it her mission to help drug users and those suffering with addictions in her spare time.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
VICE News visits McPherson Square Park and Library in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia - a community being torn apart by opioid addiction.
The Opioid Effect: Maine's Fishing Community Battles with Heroin
In 2016, the state of Maine averaged one drug overdose death a day, with the vast majority of those deaths by heroin. VICE goes behind the numbers to the fishing town of Machias to meet people whose lives have been affected by the heroin epidemic.
The Opioid Effect: Inside Pennsylvania's Heroin Epidemic
Prescription opioids are effective in treating pain, but they're also highly addictive and can act as a gateway to heroin abuse. Vice went to Philadelphia to meet some men in recovery and learn about the thin line between treatment and addiction.
The Opioid Effect: An Ohio Family Rebuilds After Addiction
As part of our ongoing investigation of the opioid epidemic, VICE spent a day in Chillicothe, Ohio following a social worker and meeting a family still dealing with the impact of their daughter's addiction to heroin.
Flip Book - Molly Harris
Documentary photographer Molly Harris talks about her stark and telling portrait series 'Closer to Heaven,' and the intricacies of living with heroin addiction as a sex worker in Adelaide.
'Laughter Takes the Edge Off': How Comedy Is Helping Fight Vancouver's Opioid Crisis
We met Comedian Mark Hughes as he got ready to host a comedy night fundraiser in support of a grassroots safe injection site.
VICE on HBO
Addiction (Tobaccoland & Underground Heroin Clinic)
Tobacco obsession in Indonesia; treating heroin addiction with hallucinogens in Mexico.