Is there any way out of addiction?

Addiction isn’t just limited to illegal drugs or binge drinking. Mary can’t stop eating. Bill can’t stop looking at pornography. Carla can’t stop playing online bingo. The list of possible addictions is endless.

Who’s to blame for addictions? Are they just bad habits, or are they more serious?

What’s needed for change? Is it medical treatment or therapy? Will we ever fully recover, and how long will it take?

In this article we will think about what addictions are, how they affect our whole lives and why there is hope for all of us.