Most drug addicts are actually seeking the original high they felt when they first felt that tremendous release of stress from the first time they got high.
However as they cannot duplicate it they increase their dosages until many unfortunately kill themselves.
Any high is the most dangerous thing a man can get, from intercourse to some kind of adrenaline thrill as some people keeping on climbing mountains until the mountain climbs them.
To be in control of one’s life one must must must be driving themselves.
Our instinctual urges are pretty powerful, just think that the survival instinct is less strong than the pleasure instinct.