Donovan: Treating Addiction In Teenagers


By Timothy Donavan

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Do you suspect or know that your teen has a drug or alcohol addiction problem? This is a situation that occurs across the spectrum of American families, regardless of income or education level, cultural or ethnic heritage, or geographic location. More than 22 million Americans have a drug or alcohol abuse problem, and more than a third of them are under the age of 26.

What can you do to get help if your family is among these statistics? Addiction is a disease, and it is considered chronic, but treatable. Treatment is based on a number of factors, so each case is…click here to continue reading