I find in my volunteer EMT roll I interact with addicted population quite frequently. I have been bothered by the way I look at this population and my often frustration with the population. This book has help soften me heart and open my mind to treat this as an disease that it is.
Loved it. Workaholism is just like being a drug addict. A must read! it humanizes addictions and the addicted in a compassionate way.
This book changed my perspective immensely! Gabor mate gave me the courage to face my addictive tendency and empathy for my human brothers who suffer from the hungry ghost.
This is the first book on addiction including all of the 12 step literature where I have truly understood my addiction and could clearly see myself in his writing. this is a must read for anyone dealing personally or within their family with addiction.also check out many of his interviews online for further information on treatment and spiritual enlightenment for addiction.