Catherine, Princess of Wales: “No one chooses to become an addict.”

“Taking Action on Addiction is a campaign to improve understanding of addiction and end the stigma that surrounds it. We are calling for addiction to be treated as a serious mental health condition and for increased access to support so that recovery can be possible for everyone.”

Read more about the Addiction Awareness Week (UK, October 2022)

The Princess of Wales has given her personal support to people struggling with addictions, telling them shame should not stop them getting help.

“No one chooses to become an addict,” said Catherine, Princess of Wales.

Launching the Taking Action on Addiction campaign, the princess called for a more compassionate public attitude towards addicts.”

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