Persuasive Essay About Illegal Drugs

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I. Illegal Drugs

II. Nowadays, people are most likely to begin abusing drugs. Many people abuse them and ruin their lives with them. Many factors influence whether an adolescent tries drugs, including the availability of drugs within the neighborhood, community, and school. Illegal drugs can affect everyone, they may cause family problems, health problems, and effect job performance.
Some groups believe that illegal drugs are helpful and should be legalized. They believe that people should be able to put whatever they want in their bodies. They argue that many illegal drugs, such as marijuana, help ease pain. They also argue that drugs help them to escape from reality, thus, helping them to get through the day. These opinions are clearly
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Successful school-based prevention programs, targeting those most at-risk, contribute to reduce drug-related crime. Schools provide an opportune environment to implement prevention programs that seek to reduce the risk factors and increase the protective factors of substance use and abuse and future delinquency among youth.
School-based drug prevention programs that are targeted, evidence-based, interactive, youth-focused and, engaging, have been shown to have success in reducing drug abuse. Overall, successful school-based programs have been shown to have interventions delivered by trained professionals, limited number of students, intense contact, and booster sessions for youth most at-risk at the latter stage of the intervention.
These promising and effective prevention programs also often combine community partnerships with intervention components that are known to work and use trained, knowledgeable and committed personnel that can genuinely relate with and engage youth.
Prevention programs successful in reducing and/or preventing the number of individuals who abuse alcohol and drugs contribute to reductions in later
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