alcohol

anxiety

Drinking to Calm Your Nerves Might Just Make Your Anxiety Worse

There are several reasons alcohol creates this kind of anxiety feedback loop—and sleep is one of them.
Lexi Krupp
10.10.18
The VICE Guide to Life

Nobody Wants to Be the One to Point Out a Friend's Drinking Problem

Here's how to do it.
Cindy Kuzma
9.19.18
Drugs

The Most Common Reasons People Need Medical Attention at Music Festivals

A first responder told us everything that's most likely to go wrong.
Gwen van der Zwan
9.12.18
drinking

What to Do When Your Roommate Comes Home Too Drunk

Experts tell us how to differentiate a 'call 9-1-1' type of moment from a more benign 'get this person a burger and Gatorade' vibe.
Melissa Pandika
9.12.18
Sleep

This Is the Closest Thing We Have to a Cure For Sleepwalking

Worried after more episodes that had me waking up on the sidewalk again, I wondered if there was a way to put a stop to it.
Sheila McClear
8.20.18
How to Not Die

This Is How Festivals Can Stop Encouraging Drug Abuse

“I had been in the sun all day, seeing bands and smoking pot, which made me drowsy. I tried an energy drink, but it didn’t have enough kick.”
Suzannah Weiss
7.26.18
The High Life

This Is What Happens When You Mix Alcohol and CBD

CBD is everywhere, but is it safe enough to consume in or with an alcoholic drink?
Suzannah Weiss
7.25.18
How to Not Die

This Is What Happens When You Combine Molly and Alcohol

Taking MDMA and drinking at the same time is like pulling your body in two very different directions.
Suzannah Weiss
7.18.18
nutrition

Are Session Beers Healthier for You?

In a new study, people drank about 20 percent more beer and wine when it was labelled “super low.”
Nick Keppler
7.6.18
drinking

We Looked Into Whether Cheap Alcohol Gives You a Worse Hangover

There have been surprisingly few studies on the ingredients and production methods that define different brands of alcohol.
Mark Hay
6.28.18
I Tried it

What You Should Know About Drinking Weed

What I learned from replacing my alcohol with cannabis elixirs for a week.
Rajul Punjabi
6.22.18
depression

All the Reasons You Shouldn’t Drink When You’re Depressed

Alcohol has immediate and long-term negative effects that can exacerbate depression—and far outweigh any benefits.
Mark Hay
6.20.18