RISK FACTORS

Risk Factors are things that researchers have identified that increase one's chances of a particular disease. In this case, addiction. The things identified as risk factors are not up for debate. They have been proven to contribute to developing a substance use disorder (SUD).

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A FAMILY TREE THAT SHOWS FOUR GENERATIONS HAVING A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER (SUD) WOULD BE A HIGH RISK FACTOR FOR EVERYONE IN THE 5TH GENERATION

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THE ADDICTION POLICY FORUM PRODUCED THE VIDEO BELOW, WHICH EXPLAINS A TON ABOUT RISKS