While there’s no single root cause of addiction, experts know that a combination of factors raises someone’s risk. These include access to addictive substances/behaviors, a family history of addiction, stressful or traumatic life events and psychological makeup, such as low self-esteem and personality traits like aggressiveness and impulsivity. The Prevention catalog will offer content to identify who is at most risk for addiction and how to implement age-appropriate strategies to prevent the onset of the disease.
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