Author Archives: Louise Savoie
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Drug addiction and substance abuse may have a more complex and severe effect on a teenager’s brain because it is still in a stage of development. Without professional help, addiction can lead to long-term damage to the teen’s memory and neural connections and pathways.
Statistics show that 1 in every 25 teens between the age of 12 to 17 suffers from substance abuse. Here are some therapy services available to teenagers to help them overcome substance abuse: 1. Individual or one-on-one therapy 2. Group or family therapy 3. Cognitive behavior therapy
Here are some reasons that may cause drug addiction in teenagers: 1. Peer pressure 2. Low- self-esteem or depression 3. To escape some sort of trauma 4. Boredom 5. Media influence