Drug addiction is often misunderstood and vilified in western culture. One common misconception is that drug use, or the substance itself, leads to addiction issues.
Substance abuse is a complicated, multifaceted issue that can be hard to understand for the average person. It involves factors based on biology, personality, and circumstances in life like socioeconomic factors.
The attitude that substances in and of themselves are addictive is, in fact, far from the truth, and an oversimplified explanation of the issue, as scientific studies have proven.
The brilliant short animated video below will explain to you why drugs don’t actually cause addiction, changing your view on drugs and addiction forever.