We’re in the midst of an addiction crisis of epic and tragic proportions -- not just drugs, but foods, tobacco, technology and behaviors -- our high-stress, unhealthy choices and lack of belonging are putting us at terrible risk. Odds are, you or someone you know has been or is vulnerable - 1 in 7 of us struggle with addictions...
While the science of addiction has evolved by leaps and bounds, institutional approaches have not changed. Our systems still subscribe to the notion that either you have an addiction, or you don’t, when in reality, addiction exists on a spectrum.
Like most other diseases; it’s not just an on or off switch. Lifestyle changes can help protect, prevent and keep your addiction from moving toward the severe end of the spectrum.