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Ageing out of drugs: most drug users stop without help so long as they're not poor

17 mins | May 28, 2017

The common trope is that trying any illicit drug, even once, will definitely lead to a life of ruin. But Stacey McKenna discovers that most addicts just stop using in time, without needing costly treatment. The exceptions seem to be the poor and the homeless, lending a new insight into the discourse on addiction.

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From Aeon magazine