What Increases the Risk for Addiction?

From Santa Barbara, California to the East Coast, there are millions of people who struggle with addiction. Alcohol rehab centers across the nation are kept quite busy trying to help individuals overcome destructive habits and get back on their feet. But in reality, prevention is the best medicine. Knowing the signs that someone has a higher risk for addiction can help friends and family prevent such destructive behaviors from ever occurring. The following video highlights just a few of the factors that may indicate someone has a higher risk for developing an addiction. While recognizing these factors may not always be easy, it can help loved ones take action before it is too late.