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Stages of Teen Addiction | Paradigm Malibu

What are the 5 Stages of Teen Addiction?

No one wants to have an addiction – including teens. Addiction can be a debilitating disease and interfere with most areas of life. In most cases, teens aren’t thinking about addiction or any other consequences of drug use when they begin using. In fact, if anything, most teens have an element of excitement when they…

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Teen Club Drug Abuse | Paradigm Malibu

How to Recognize Club Drug Abuse in Teens

  Many teens will occasionally experiment with what are sometimes called “gateway drugs,” such as alcohol and marijuana. While addiction or abuse of these substances can turn into a problem, most who try them tend to use them only occasionally or socially. In many ways, these “soft” drugs are different from and less harmful than…

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