Chasing the Dragon

This is a must watch. I was going to just skip through and watch here and there, but I ended up just sitting back and watching straight through, agape. It really, really captures the utter powerlessness and insanity of addiction.

The drug happens to be opiates here – but the same principles apply no matter what the substance is. The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous says that for the alcoholic, alcohol is “cunning, baffling, and powerful.” Those words were written in the 1930s – but they ring just as true today.

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