The Cost of Addiction on Families
Article from Forbes by Jessica Bosari
According to Jessica Bosari, "There's a reason why addictions are often associated with poverty. Many addictive behaviors begin as a method of escapism and pleasure seeking, and people who suffer financially are often drawn to them as a means to avoid serious problems. Addictions provide instant gratification, which is something sorely lacking in most low-income households that struggle to survive from one paycheck to the next."
This article discusses the cost of addiction and how it can affect the entire family.