Adolescent Addiction

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"http://mormonchannel.org/12steps Did you know 95 percent of people addicted to substances started using before they were 20 years old? A part of the adult brain called the frontal lobe considers the risks and benefits before doing something. Because the frontal lobe is not fully formed until adulthood, teens’ reasoning abilities are not as strong. As a result, they are more vulnerable to addiction. Learn to recognize the signs of adolescent addiction and you might save a life.

If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, find help at http://addictionrecovery.lds.org.

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