While there’s no single root cause of addiction, experts know that a combination of factors raises someone’s risk. These include access to addictive substances/behaviors, a family history of addiction, stressful or traumatic life events and psychological makeup, such as low self-esteem and personality traits like aggressiveness and impulsivity. The Prevention catalog will offer content to identify who is at most risk for addiction and how to implement age-appropriate strategies to prevent the onset of the disease.
Teen Addiction: Prevent Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Video from Mental Health Guru
Knowing the signs of addiction can make it possible for parents to get their children into addiction treatment, like drug rehab. http://mental.healthguru.com/
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