In our society, there is a lot of misinformation about addiction. It’s often portrayed as a moral failing and a choice that an individual person makes. But the reality is much different; addiction is not a choice or a moral failing, it is a disease and a major global health problem. It’s time to start to talking about how to replace the stigma surrounding addiction with increased knowledge about treatment options. Please visit our “Addiction” page to learn more about this disease, and always consider contacting a psychologists for support.