We started out talking about youth and substance use. We can understand why many young people who have experienced trauma are at such risk of drug and alcohol abuse, but what about those of us in the field? Many of us may be in recovery from drugs or alcohol, or not. But there are a myriad of other things we can become addicted to: coffee, sugar, the internet, shopping, sex, and even WORK. And our egos, tied to our work, can be very compelling.