BOSTON (CBS) – Many of us have had friends or loved ones who have battled addiction of one kind or another at some point. Families and lives have been ruined by prescription drugs, alcohol, gambling and other vices. But how can we help someone overcome the powerful illness of addiction? Author David Sheff talks about the battle his own son fought, and how we should deal with addiction in our society to help prevent future struggles.

Orignally broadcast April 3rd, 2013.


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