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Posted on August 29, 2015 in Teens

Teens and Steroid Abuse

Steroid use among teens is a major problem because of the negative health consequences that can result. Among all drugs abused by teens, steroids are not the most popular, but they can be extremely damaging. Boys are more likely than girls to use them, but all teens are susceptible to the temptation to use these drugs to bulk up and to perform better as athletes. Adults must take on the responsibility of learning about the harm steroids can cause and educate young people so that the damage can be avoided.

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Study: Recovered Addicts at Lower Risk for New Addiction

Posted on November 21, 2014 in addiction recovery

Study: Recovered Addicts at Lower Risk for New Addiction

There is an inherent assumption by many that if you’re addicted to one drug, even if you get better, you’re likely to switch over to another. It’s a pretty disheartening concept for those struggling to overcome an addiction, making one think that, even if their treatment is successful, they just might become addicted to another drug or behavior. Now a new study has investigated this hypothesis and come to the conclusion that overcoming a drug addiction actually reduces the risk for a new addiction.

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