Viral TikTok claims people are cleaning ‘drug needles’ in public toilet rolls, but a harm reduction advocate says it’s a harmful myth (updated)
'The video is demonizing people with addiction.'
On Aug 28, 2021 by Cecilia Lenzen
Capitol rioter cites internet addiction after violating release to watch Mike Lindell
Doug Jensen was caught watching conspiracy videos in violation of his release agreement.
On Aug 23, 2021 by Mikael Thalen
Comedian John Mulaney reportedly checks into rehab
The 38-year-old will reportedly be in a rehab facility for 60 days.
On Dec 21, 2020 by Phil West
Man allegedly kills woman after spending his entire life savings on female streamers
The suspect admitted he'd spent over $47,000 gifting women online.
On Oct 2, 2020 by Kahron Spearman
The future of booze: How alcoholics are dealing with quarantine
Stress and isolation, both common during quarantine, are factors that can increase substance abuse.
On Aug 11, 2020 by Trinady Joslin
Swipe This! I’m ashamed to tell anyone about my online shopping habit
If online shopping is interfering with your life, it's an addiction.
On Dec 8, 2019 by Nayomi Reghay
Why dark mode is the best app of the year
The app of 2019 is not one app, but so many apps; it’s not even technically an app.
On Dec 3, 2019 by Molly McHugh
Why is @NoFap verified on Twitter?
Cum? Retained. Big brain mode? Unlocked.
On Oct 28, 2019 by Ana Valens
Swipe This! My boyfriend is addicted to porn. Should I leave him?
Dating an addict can feel like dating someone who always faces you in profile.
On Oct 14, 2019 by Nayomi Reghay
Fortnite is getting sued for being ‘as addictive as cocaine’
Following a 2015 ruling, Epic Games faces a real challenge.
On Oct 8, 2019 by Collyn Burke
New Google Maps feature is trying to help fight the opioid epidemic
The site was launched in time for National Recovery Month.
On Sep 12, 2019 by Collyn Burke
New bill would ban ‘addictive’ tech features like autoplay and infinite scrolling
'Big tech has embraced a business model of addiction.'
On Jul 30, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
Dank Recovery Memes goes to a dark place where addicts feel seen
This Facebook group is giving recovering addicts a way to laugh at themselves.
On May 13, 2019 by Lindsey Ellefson
Demi Lovato deactivates Twitter after 21 Savage meme backlash
Many stooped low, using Lovato's past addiction issues to criticize her.
On Feb 4, 2019 by Audra Schroeder