While teenagers do need privacy, being cooped up and plugged in most of the time they are home is not good for their physical or mental health. The continuing lack of in-person interaction for teens has a particularly negative impact for boys, because they tend to bond through activities rather than conversation, but girls are impacted too. Suicide is all too frequent in this environment.
The Connection Between Trauma & Addiction
http://www.thefreedomcenter.com/the-connection-between-trauma-addiction/ Trauma can come from a single event or ongoing issues, such as domestic violence, sexual assault, or neglect. Trauma experienced in childhood can have lifelong effects on your health and mental well-being. While the impact of trauma might not seem related to addiction at first glance, the two are closely connected. People with addictions … Continue reading The Connection Between Trauma & Addiction