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American Drinking Habits
Which U.S. states have the highest rates of alcohol consumption? Read this piece to find out and to compare these rates with previous years.
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Facing Addiction
Facing addiction alone can be a harrowing experience. We gathered first-hand testimonials from individuals who took on detox without medical assistance for an unflinching look at the difficult realities of withdrawal.
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Dangerous Drug Cocktails
Dangerous drug combinations lead to thousands of calls to poison control centers every year. This report charts which substances are involved in the most hotline calls and explores the often fatal consequences of drug cocktails.
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Drinking in America
Do drinking habits vary by age, race, and geographic location? Our data confirms that America’s drinking norms are not unanimous.
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Drug Questions on Yahoo! Answers
We often turn to online forums for “expert” opinion, but are we really finding accurate information? This report breaks down drug-related questions and responses on Yahoo Answers to determine if online forums are a place for reliable answers.
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Visualizing the Opiate Epidemic
These time lapse maps of the U.S. explore how opioid use has transformed into an epidemic over a 10 year period.
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Drunk Like Don Draper
This infographic quantifies the amount of alcohol Don Draper drinks in a season of “Mad Men” to exemplify the dangerous consequences of overconsumption and potential for alcoholism.
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Fake I.D. Flow
Teens may be tempted to buy fake I.D cards to get into nightclubs or partake in underage drinking. This report shows why the risk is not worth it.
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Music Festivals and Substance Use
We use social media posts to track the most documented substances at popular music festivals around the world. Some festivals result in more drug mentions than others, with Coachella being one of them.
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America's Hangover
To find out more about hangovers across the globe, we looked at Instagram posts to see which cities post about hangovers the most on this social media platform. It's interesting to see which words are used most commonly in these posts and what time of year we see them.
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What Would You Give Up for Alcohol?
We surveyed over 1,000 Americans to see just how important alcohol is to them. The majority of people said they would give up going to the movies for a month before they gave up alcohol while only 10% said they would give up their car.
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