“A passion adds value to one's life, and an addiction takes away value.” – Storm A. King (1996), President of the International Society for Mental Health Online (

Addictions reduce the quality of one’s life, and they also have a negative effect on the loved ones of the addicted. Learning more about these addictions can teach you to spot warning signs for yourself and your loved ones before the addiction intensifies. Here are four major addictions that are present in Singapore.