Who Suffers from Addictions?
According to the United States Addictions Center, more than 21 million Americans are living with at least one addiction, yet only about 10% of them seek out and receive treatment, and those between the ages of 18-25 are more likely to use addictive drugs. More than 90% of those living with addiction first started with alcohol or drugs before their 18th birthday and carried their addiction into adulthood. Other factors that lead to addictions might include genetics, environment, and stress level at work or home.
When treating patients with addictions, it’s important to understand their impulses, how long they’ve been using or behaving in this manner, and how their brain is functioning, everything that our neurofeedback program can tell you.