Short story: Tachy Psyche by Andy Dudak, from Clarkesworld magazine, May 2013. Recommended.
Poem: Tracking by Eleanor Wilner, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from March 2017. Highly Recommended.
Essay: Everything You Think You Know About Addiction is Wrong by Johan Hari, from TEDTalks, July 2015. Highly Recommended.