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