A heroin epidemic in the rustbelt, meth labs on the borders, prescription medications flying out of the doctor’s office and everywhere there is the rise of potent dopamine boosting technology pumping our brains’ reward systems. But is America any different to any other country in this respect? In my view, no, not really.
I am a British addictions counselor running a predominantly 12 Step abstinence based treatment center in northern Thailand and so I am looking at this from the outside in. However, I am also located in one of the world’s largest opium and methamphetamine producing areas and I can say from my professional experience [...]