Addiction and Art

Addiction to alcohol, tobacco, and different medications is likely one of the significant public health and wellbeing problems with our time. It debts for one in all each 5 deaths within the usa and prices nearly one-half trillion cash consistent with yr in healthiness care expenses and misplaced productiveness. Its human expenditures are untold and maybe uncountable. Addiction and Art places a human face on habit throughout the inventive paintings of people who've been touched by means of it.

The artwork incorporated right here provides specific tales approximately dependancy. Many items are stark representations of lifestyles at the facet. Others are worrying contemplations of existence, that means, and demise. a few even replicate the attract of habit and a passion for substance abuse. A panel of habit scientists, artists, and execs from the artwork international chosen the sixty one items incorporated the following from greater than 1,000 submissions. followed via a written assertion from the artist, each one construction is emblematic of the harmful energy of dependancy and the regenerative strength of restoration.

Stunning and infrequently unsettling, this special portfolio unearths habit artwork as a strong supplement to dependancy science.

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