Addiction is a medical condition characterised by engagement with rewarding substances or behaviour, despite often being subject to negative consequences.
The difficult topic, especially for anyone who is currently struggling with addiction, has been brought into online conversation with the hashtag #TheTroubleWithAddiction.
While some Twitter users are seizing the opportunity to crack a joke with the trending hashtag, some are using it to share their wisdom and experiences.
Addiction is a common health problem in Ireland for those who suffer with it and those who are affected by people who suffer with it.
Our selected Tweets are below, as well as some helpful links for anyone struggling with addiction.
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