Addiction and alcoholism: from boardrooms to the streets

A rum display in a liquor sore.  O'Dea at WikiCommons [CC BY-SA 3.0 (

I have come across people from different backgrounds, cultures and religions – each with their own stories and each who have known the trauma, loneliness and degradation experienced when the drugs stop being fun, and start becoming a necessity, dominating the lives of the addict and family member