Addiction Through the Ages


Substance abuse and addiction is not just a modern construct. For centuries, people have struggled with the effects of drugs, alcohol, and other mind-altering substances, including caffeine and tobacco. Although cultural acceptance and stigmas have changed throughout the years, drugs and alcohol have been a significant part of history and many cultures. Learn more about the history of addiction with the the 3 other infographics in the 4 part series: The Industrial RevolutionWorld War II and BeyondThe Zero Tolerance Era.


History of Addiction - The Bronze & Iron Ages


History of Addiction - The Industrial Revolution

One comment

  1. theraineyview · May 22, 2015

    Reblogged this on The Clean Times and commented:
    The history of drugs and addiction can be told in a lot of ways, because there is so much history and so many perspectives to it. This series of infographics tells it briefly and, I think, in an organized and engaging way. I am currently working on some drug history posts of my own, which will be in-depth and detailed. Meanwhile, check this out.

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