Why do people take to using illegal street drugs or over use alcohol? Johann Hari is a journalist who wrote a recent book that looks at the history of addiction and drugs with modern hindsight. Some of his examples include ‘morphine in hospitals not turning us all into addicts’ and his grand conclusion is that addiction comes from being under stimulated even if the person is rich.
A police chief in Vancouver Canada takes a reporter on a ride-along as they discuss the new opoid (fentanyl ) drug crisis everywhere.
This famous doctor talks about taking back your ‘brain from addictive living’.
And a former alcoholic talks about her experience during recovery.