In your circle of family and friends, it's estimated that at least 7 of them will have faced a battle with addiction at some stage of their lives.
For Australian comedian Fiona O'Loughlin it was alcohol, the addiction so strong it pulled her all the way to the bottom.
The Quicky investigates the drug that is legal and an accepted social lubricant, but is also one of the deadliest drugs to ditch.
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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy
Guest Booker: Mel Sauer
Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri
Guests: Comedian Fiona O'Loughlin, author of Truths from an Unreliable Witness, Finding laughter in the darkest of places.
Professor Dan Lubman, SBS Addicted Australia
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