Should I Be Worried About Substance Use If My Child Has an “Addictive Personality”?
There isn’t a medical diagnosis of an “addictive personality,” but there are substance use risk factors that you can look for in your child.
Opioids (prescription painkillers and heroin) pose a high risk of overdose, for both those in active use and in recovery. Learn the risks and understand what you can do to help prevent accidental death.
This post was originally published in 2017 and has been updated for content.