Archive for January 2, 2014
There is not secret that addiction is one of the most far-reaching, and perplexing, symptoms of post-modern culture. Whether you are talking about drug addiction, alcoholism, compulsive overeating, or internet addiction, children today face more damaging temptations that any previous generation of humankind.
If you take a look at some of the statistics, the pervasiveness of drug, alcohol, and other addictions is staggering. By the time they reach their 18th birthdays, more than half of all American teenagers have experienced “severe” intoxication. Also, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that around eight percent of underage drinkers in the United States have dri