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Teen Addiction Can Ease the Heroin Epidemic | ParadigmMalibu.com

How Inpatient Treatment for Teen Addiction Can Ease the Heroin Epidemic

Within the last 5 years, drug overdoses have become one of the top three causes of death for 15 to 19 year olds. The statistic comes from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   The CDC is an organization that protects America from healthy, safety, and security threats. Among their many tasks and…

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Prescription Drugs | ParadigmMalibu.com

Parents: When It Comes to Teen Addiction, Ask Questions, Don’t Give Orders

It’s hard if you’ve been to the hospital three or four times already with your teenage son or daughter for alcohol poisoning. Likely, you’re at a point where the drinking and drug use has got to stop. You’re watching your child destroy his or her life and you’ve pulled all the cards already. There aren’t…

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Teen Club Drugs and Addiction| ParadigmMalibu.com

A Historical Account: How Teen Addiction Treatment Has Improved

It’s true that up until recently, the treatment options for teens with substance abuse diagnoses were not good. In fact, according to an October 2011 article in a psychiatric journal, these options made drug treatment for teens a public concern.   Historically, teen addiction treatment attended programs that had a boot camp like style with…

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Cocaine Rewires Brain & Overrides Decision-Making | Paradigm Malibu

The Dangers of Teen Cocaine Abuse

Any drug that has an addictive quality to it, such as alcohol, depressants, or methamphetamines is dangerous. However, cocaine is a particularly addictive drug and especially for teens. Cocaine is derived from the leaves of the cocoa plant. It can be taken into the body in a variety of ways, including snorting, injecting, and smoking.…

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