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9:24

Barcelona's Drug Squats

Since 2016, criminal gangs have occupied more than a hundred flats in central Barcelona to sell and use drugs, turning them into so-called narcopisos.
Red Cards
13:28

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.
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5:37

Frankie's "Intervention" on His Recent Drug Use

Allie confronts Frankie and discusses his recent drug use.
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44:04

Dying For Freedom

Frank might relapse as he and Allie help a couple in a dangerous neighborhood.
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5:47

When Drugs Lead To Unhappy Endings

Allie and Frankie get bad news about Sarah, a woman suffering from addiction.
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44:04

Rehab Romance

A woman tries to save her husband from addiction. A meth addict starts a new life.
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2:18

The Hardships of Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Daynielle, a woman recovering from addiction, is trying to help her husband, Jimmy, through his heroin addiction and bipolar disorder.
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44:04

Mother of All Pain

Allie grapples with a chronic addict. Frankie meets an amputee in desperate need.
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4:06

Tia's Story

Allie helps opiate-addicted Tia confront her dark past and childhood abuse.
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1:29

How Scars Show the Struggles of Addiction

Frankie explains how he got his scars and the connection to his struggle with addiction.
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44:05

The Young & The Desperate

Homeless addict Kyle seeks treatment. New user Gwen becomes desperate for money.
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5:51

"State Of Emergency": The After-Effects Of Addiction

Kyle's struggle with addiction has lead to homelessness, physical abuse, legal issues, and a possibly life-threatening condition. But his lack of ID makes it difficult for him to get help.
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44:04

Till Dope Do Us Part

Allie helps an addicted couple in a toxic relationship. Frankie makes amends.
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3:49

Struggling with Addiction and Codependent Relationships

Chris and Rachel want to get help for their heroin addictions, but struggle to do so because of their codependency issues.
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44:04

Death Rattle

Allie and Frankie team up to save an addict after a traumatizing rescue.
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3:06

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.
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44:04

Warrior Down

An artist's life turns into drug-fueled chaos. Allie deals with personal tragedy.
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1:30

Frankie's Support System

Frankie helps others overcome their struggles with addiction, but these are the people who help him.
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44:04

Love In Vein

Frankie helps a destructive young prostitute. Allie works with a homeless addict.
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3:10

How Addiction Affects Women

Tiffany opens up about how past trauma affected her life and fueled her ongoing struggle with addiction.
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44:04

These Are All Good Veins

Allie checks her friend into detox. Frankie meets a homeless dad in trouble.
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4:58

Life On The Streets

Chris, a young father, came to Florida for help with his addiction, but ended up homeless and struggling to get by.
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5:14

Saving Those Who Save Others

Meet Nate, a member of the recovery industry who is seeking rehab after recent relapsing.
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44:04

All In The Industry

Frankie helps a former recovery advocate. Allie finds a rehab for her best friend.
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