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Health professionals using a TikTok sound that makes light of opioid addiction isn’t a great look

TikTok’s got a thing for joking about percocet.

On Mar 22, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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TikTok’s ‘perc dance’ trend mocks the opioid epidemic

'Percs aren’t a fun and trendy game.'

On Feb 8, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Why is @NoFap verified on Twitter?

Cum? Retained. Big brain mode? Unlocked.

On Oct 28, 2019 by Ana Valens

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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