Published: October 08, 2009
Teen Addiction Top 12 Identified in Expert Scott Gallagher's Program, The Power of Choice
A group of grade 7-12 students anonymously listed 92 different destructive habits with which they were struggling. Each teen admitted to having an average of four habits from which they wanted freedom.
THORNHILL, N.Y. (EWORLDWIRE) Oct 8, 2009
When addictions expert Scott Gallagher visited as a school speaker, he asked teens he worked with to list their top "addictions." Students listed 92 different habits, a total of 1,031 times, a startling average of 4 habits per student.
The top 12 addictions teens identified were:
1. Junk Food
2. Internet/Computer Use
3. Marijuana and/or Hash
7. Over Eating
8. Under Eating or Anorexia
9. Self-Harm (primarily cutting or wrist slashing)
11. Bullying or abusing others
12. Video Games
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