What really causes addiction? Everything from cocaine to smart-phones and how can we overcome it? Johann Hari is a British journalist who has seen our current methods fail firsthand as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do and if there might be a better way. Johann has spent the last 5 years researching the war on drugs and is the author of the New York Times best-selling book on this topic ‘Chasing The Scream’. His TED Talk, entitled ‘Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong’ is one of the most viewed.
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