drug addiction

22 Jun 2022

Antidepressants: A Thank-You to My Drugs

BUPROPION (Wellbutrin), 300mg daily You’re such a slut but I like you that way. Everybody likes you that way. Magazines call you “the happy, skinny, sexy pill,” for that covetous sexual energy you bring back to the body. Why shouldn’t they? Like spring after winter you followed a fatty, flaccid

Jake Warren 0
15 Mar 2022

Why I Think Drug Addiction Is The Next Civil Rights Issue

I’m going to start this article with a hypothetical situation: Say there’s a guy named Ken. Ken likes smoking meth. I think meth is disgusting, but Ken fucking loves it. Ken supports himself as a janitor at an office building. Ken does his job and goes home. Ken spends the

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 3
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
01 Feb 2022

Letters From A Teenage Addict

TRIGGER WARNING (I write these pieces so people in similar situations realize they’re not alone.) These are some excerpts of my writing as a teenager. It’s mind blowing to see the shift in perception over the years. I never could have imagined a life without drugs or desiring them everyday,

Valeria Castaneda 0
25 Jan 2022

What Alcoholics Anonymous Taught Me About God

Alcoholics Anonymous taught me that there is inherent vulnerability in honesty and I’ve only seen my life improve as a result. Being real feels good because I’m confident in what I say is my truth and I think that’s very honorable. I don’t want to be thought of as a

Valeria Castaneda 0
21 Jan 2022

I Co-Signed a $1,200 Loan to Aid My Best Friend’s Heroin Addiction

Liz was the kind of girl who always needed a bailout. She’d been this way from the moment I met her in high school. There was always “something” she needed to be saved from. Sometimes, it wasn’t her fault but also she was the impulsive type who never learned. And why

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04 Jan 2022

Why I Relapsed On Heroin

TRIGGER WARNING It seemed like everything was crumbling around me. I was losing control of myself and there was nothing I could do to keep myself from spiraling. I felt like I was losing my mind. I had been beaten down to my breaking point. I couldn’t recognize the girl

Valeria Castaneda 0
17 Feb 2020

Secular Addicts Need Secular Rehab Options

by Kate Brunotts Getting care for addiction isn’t cheap— According to the Addiction Center, a 30-day program can cost anywhere from 6000-20,000 dollars with inpatient treatment significantly more expensive. Unfortunately, recidivism rates are also alarmingly high. Addiction recovery rates for popular 12-step based programs are as estimated as low as

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17 Sep 2019

I Work in HR – Here’s Why We Should Stop Drug Testing

I’m not what people consider the type of person to go into Human Resources. Usually when you say “HR” you evoke the image of someone named Linda who is constantly ushering people to a break room in a sea of cubicles to eat sheet cake or telling you that your lateness is hurting workplace morale.

Hannah Harkness 0