Before you blame drugs for your teen’s behavior consider this more common culprit.
It’s not illegal and it is in everyone’s homes.
If your child is easily bored, has lost interest in things that used to thrill him, finds homework overwhelming, and is lethargic and sullen, then listen closely. Though these things could be signs of drug abuse or depression, it is also likely that your child is probably an avid video gamer, internet browser, or tv watcher. Or all three at once!
Multitasking is another commonality with nearly the entire teenage population. Virtually all of these teens have been stricken with a self-inflicted wound known as anhedonia. Anhedonia is commonly paralleled with digital dementia and results from excessive digital stimuli. So before you freak out about illicit drugs first round up the digital toys and pull all the plugs.
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