Today You Can does not believe addiction is a choice. According to Mental Health First Aid, science has confirmed that addiction is a chronic brain disease that can happen to anyone. Despite this, there is still a popular belief that addiction is the result of weak character or moral failing. Addiction is a disease that not only affects the physical body but also crushes the soul. “Feeding the disease” requires a preoccupation with obtaining and consuming substances.
I hope this helps you understand whether addiction is a choice.