Facilitator Reproducible Assessments, Exercises & Educational Handouts Teen addictions come in many different shapes and forms. When most people hear the word addiction, they usually think of drug use and abuse. In reality, many different types of addictive behaviors exist. Addictions have very different effects on the body and mind of the person. Different types of addictions include drugs and alcohol, caffeine, cigarettes, steroids, computer use and social networking, gambling, cigarettes and cigars, video games, texting, pornography, sex, sugar, money, shopping, self-injury, exercising, thrill-seeking and prescription drugs. Teens have these addictions for a variety of complicated reasons including: To fit in To be accepted To change an image To feel more social To get in with a specific clique of peers To feel excited when bored To distance themselves from family To provide distance from school problems To relax from pressures of everyday life To gain confidence and loosen inhibitions To boost self-esteem To feel less lonely To ''numb'' feelings To feel important To feel less depressed To feel less anxious To rebel To seem ''cool'' The Teen Addictions & Recovery Workbook contains six separate sections to help participants learn more about themselves as well how addictions a...
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