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Aftercare: How You Can Promote a Successful Recovery for Your Teen

The importance of aftercare for addiction recovery can’t be overstated and is essential to a successful recovery for your teen. Aftercare is the continuing individualized programming that takes place once treatment is complete. A study on the advances in substance abuse treatment for adolescents, published by the National Institutes of Health, cites a number of…

Adolescent Addiction and Recovery

Self-Identity and Its Impact on Adolescent Addiction and Recovery

Low self-esteem is often a major factor in substance abuse among adolescents, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Some of the factors that contribute to low self-esteem include low household income, domestic dysfunction, physical or sexual abuse and poor performance or bullying in school. In this article we hope to give the reader…