The BBC documentaries Drinking to Oblivion and The Truth about Alcohol explore the critical physical side effects of alcoholism and the challenges doctors, patients and patients’ families face in trying to treat it.
HBO’s documentary on Risky Drinking provides an up-close-and-personal look at the serious, often lifelong problem of alcohol addiction from the perspective of four people who suffer from it. The film offers strategies and resources for those who are seeking recovery.
In TEDTalks: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong, Johann Hari explores what he believes really causes addiction, and how can we overcome it. As he shares in this deeply personal talk, his questions took him around the world and unearthed some surprising and hopeful ways of thinking about an age-old problem.
In TEDMED Live: Treating Pathological Gamblers Against All Odds, Henrietta Bowden Jones describes her experiences in helping people with gambling problems overcome their addiction
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