Addictions can come in many forms. In todays world, some of these things are even encouraged by the way our society is. Many people who have those type of addictive personalities are prone to Health abuse. Gambling, sex, drugs, alcohol, eating disorders. There are all sorts of thinks to fall victim to. The link will take you to a valuable resource for information regarding abuses and conditions. If you are the loved on of a person in crisis, it will give you a place to start as far as intervention. Education about the illnesses and conditions out there is really the key to success and healing.
You can chase a butterfly all over the field and never catch it. But if you sit quietly in the grass it will come and sit on your shoulder.