Would You Choose Chaos over Serenity? The Controversy Behind Addiction as a "Disease" Vs. a "Choice"

The recent deaths of actors Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith have stirred up public discussion about why such successful celebrities would seemingly “throw it all away” by “choosing” to take drugs, and ultimately overdose on heroin. Some discussions even went so far as to debate whether the entertainment industry should honour the memory of … Read more

The One in Ten

Look around your office. Your family gathering. Look around the room at your next cocktail party or bingo night. We’re told that one out of every ten people you see has fallen into a destructive pattern of addiction. Really? Let’s try a little experiment. Go ahead and think of the people in your social circle. … Read more

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