opioid

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VICE Canada Reports
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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 Tonight
5:22

Heroin Librarians

VICE News visits McPherson Square Park and Library in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia - a community being torn apart by opioid addiction.
Tonic Specials
10:36

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.
Tonic Specials
12:49

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.
Relapse: Opioid Crisis in Canada / Clip
0:46

Harm Reduction Tips

Guidelines on how to protect yourself from an overdose
Relapse: Opioid Crisis in Canada
1:46

How To Administer Naloxone

Naloxone kits are essential for preventing opioid deaths. Vice demonstrates how to administer naloxone using the kit obtained for free from a Toronto pharmacy.
Relapse: Opioid Crisis in Canada
2:01

How I Beat Fentanyl

A fentanyl addiction took over A'lisa Ramsey's life, this is how she got it back.
Relapse: Opioid Crisis in Canada
6:03

Keeping the Downtown Eastside Alive

Overdose deaths from fentanyl and other opioids have hit crisis levels and members from Vancouver's downtown eastside
VICE Canada Reports
52:08

Fentanyl: The Drug Deadlier Than Heroin

Meet the young drug users falling victim to Fentanyl.
VICE News Specials
28:52

The Rise of Mexican Black Tar

VICE News investigates the lucrative and dangerous rise of Mexican black tar heroin.
VICE News Specials / Clip
4:27

Group Therapy Behind Bars (Excerpt)

Henry Langston joins a group therapy session, where inmates talk about their looming release dates and their biggest challenges in maintaining sobriety.
VICE News Specials
15:47

Cold Turkey: New Hampshire's Prison Detox

VICE News looks inside the state facility in New Hampshire that's readily providing substance abuse treatment — its state prison.
VICE News Specials
15:33

Back from the Brink: Heroin's Antidote

VICE News investigates how effective Narcan — a nasal spray that can halt opioid overdoses instantly — has been in stopping fatal overdoses.
VICE News Specials
15:33

Combatting America's Opioid Crisis: Heroin's Antidote

VICE News investigates how effective Narcan — a nasal spray that can halt opioid overdoses instantly — has been in stopping fatal overdoses.