June 2023

Teens, what is their first addiction?

As a society, we are all aware of the potential implications of addiction, whether it be to drugs or alcohol. We are keenly aware of the risks that come with these addictions, and in turn, we strive to instill in our youngsters the importance of making the right choices when it comes to substance use. However, there is one form of addiction that often goes undetected, and yet is one

How to prevent teenagers from getting addicted

When a teenager is addicted, it can have adverse effects on their lives and those around them. An addicted teenager, if left untreated, can become an adult whose addiction situation would be complicated to treat. Teenagers are in the stage of their lives where their brains are developing, and they tend to be more focused on the rewards of addiction than the risks. This can be challenging for parents especially