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Addiction in Children or Adolescents

Drug dependence (addiction) is compulsive use of a substance despite negative consequences which can be severe; drug abuse is simply excessive use of a drug or use of a drug for purposes for which it was not medically intended.

Avera Behavioral Health Center is ready to help you and your family to find practical solutions and the customized treatment program your child needs-all in an active, engaging environment. And you can feel confident in knowing that everything we do is backed by our staff of compassionate, highly-trained professionals.