It is common for people to develop addictions to alcohol, nicotine, and drugs. However, there are many ways to quit taking these substances.
Some people may attempt to gradually taper off using them, which may be more effective and less dangerous for certain substances.
Although there may be risks to quitting cold turkey, there could also be some benefits in using this method, which depend on the substance or practice.
In this article, we explore the cold turkey approach regarding smoking, drinking alcohol, and more. We also look at other ways to quit substance misuse.