Books About Drug Addiction

Painful realities explored

This mixture of fiction and memoirs lays bare the realities of being addicted to drugs. Always honest, often painful but inspiring too, these books give an insight into the road to addiction and the path out of it.


5. Concentr8

William Sutcliffe
Wasted cover

6. Wasted

Mark Johnson
Candy by Kevin Brooks

7. Candy

Kevin Brooks
Scar Tissue cover

8. Scar Tissue

Anthony Kiedis
Trainspotting cover

9. Trainspotting

Irvine Welsh

List created by

Chris Leslie
Chris Leslie

Chris is Schools Resource Developer forĀ Scottish Book Trust

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