My father was a drug addict. The complexity’s surrounding how one should feel or view drug users are immense. In this video clip featuring Russell Brand, Brand gives his views of drug addicts, opinions gaged from his own personal experiences with drug addiction enhanced by his thoughtful artsy thinking. I find it extremely interesting and insightful and agree with Brand’s views.
“For me taking drugs and excessive drinking, were the results of a psychological, spiritual or mental condition, so there symptomatic. I was sad, lonely, unhappy, detached and drugs and alcohol for me seemed like a solution to that problem”